Sauteed Carrots and Leeks

Sauteed Carrots and Leeks

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"A side to use when you have lots of carrots and leeks to use up from the garden. Wife likes it and so do the kids."


35 m servings 78 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 78 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 275 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine leeks, carrots, chicken broth, butter, sugar, thyme, salt, and pepper in a skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid evaporates, about 15 minutes. Cook and stir mixture until leeks and carrots are lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes.
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  1. 84 Ratings


Yummy! Thanks for sharing this tasty way to prepare leeks. I was looking for a use besides soup, and these were great. Next time I'll use half the sugar, to suit my personal taste as this was a ...

The recipe came about out of necessity. My wife is a vegetable phobe and will only eat most stuff covered in cheese sauces, white sauce, or candied in butter and brown sugar. I also have Leeks...

I made this with all intention of taking a picture of it. I was to busy before dinner to get a picture and it went to the table before I could reserve some for later. You can't tell your guest p...

Awesome, but I tweaked it for my 3yr old (she's type 1 diabetic). I sliced veggies like in the picture, added fresh garlic and a turnip, used water instead of broth to avoid extra sodium, no su...

I liked this a lot! Of course I did a bit of tweaking for my eating style using coconut oil instead of butter and I didn't use any sugar. I did add a bit of fresh ginger to the skillet and I ha...

this is soooo good, I used more carrots ( about 1 lb) and sliced leeks and carrots as shown in the photo, Since my husband doesn't like aldente veggies, I used 1cup of chicken broth, otherwise f...

I can't believe how my picky eaters gobbled this up and asked for more. I used vegetable broth (just because that's what I had on hand) and I've also added chicken breasts to it for a 1-dish me...

Had no complaints! Everyone loved these. The only thing I did differently was to slice my carrots diagonally.

Sorry....thought this was just OK. I'm a vegetarian due to health reasons (not by choice) and thought it'd be great, but had to make many changes & probably won't make it again. Added much mor...