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Braised leeks & apples

Braised leeks & apples

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal60
fat3g
saturates1g
carbs8g
sugars7g
fibre3g
protein2g
low insalt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 3 small leeks , outer leaves removed, thickly sliced
  • 2 eating apples , cored and cut into wedges
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • knob of butter

Method

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2012

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