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Braised leeks & apples

Braised leeks & apples

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Cook vegetables in stock and herbs for a tasty and tender side dish that's perfect with a roast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal60
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 3 small leek, outer leaves removed, thickly sliced

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 2 eating apple, cored and cut into wedges

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 3 sprigs thyme

    Thyme

    This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean, and is a member of the mint…

  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • knob of butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

Method

  1. Arrange the leeks and apple wedges in a single layer in a wide, shallow casserole dish with a lid. Poke the sprigs of thyme in among the leeks and pour over the stock. Season and dot the butter on top.

  2. Place over a medium heat, bring to the boil, then put the lid on and gently simmer for 15 mins or until the apples and leeks are tender.

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