Leek tart cut into slices

Leek recipes

Try our best ever recipes for leeks, including terrific tarts, cheesy side dishes and easy pasta dishes. Make the most of leek season with our favourite dishes.

8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy a slice of our cheesy leek & pea tart with a fresh green salad and crusty bread. This recipe works equally well with shortcrust or puff pastry

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
114 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Much easier than it looks, once you have mastered this salmon in filo recipe it will be a dinner party favourite

50 mins
Easy
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30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A Scottish favourite, this is one of the best ways to cook leeks – slowly and gently in their own juice

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
56 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This tart looks as impressive as it tastes. Leftovers are great for lunchboxes too

35 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy sausages and kale with a cheesy mash topping made with leeks and mustard. You can freeze this pie for busy weeknights when you need to feed a crowd

45 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Do away with pesky slices of bread and bake your cheesy filling into your loaf - serve as thick wedges

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Take some time aside to batch-cook and fill your freezer with this moreish leek, cannellini beans and squash pie and you'll thank yourself on busy weeknights

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
34 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Throw together chicken thighs, cannellini beans and crème fraîche with a few other ingredients for this easy traybake. You can easily double it up and freeze the leftovers

55 mins
Easy
81 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A creamy and comforting quick pasta recipe, ideal for when you're short on time

30 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Ricotta gives this quiche a lovely, light cheese-cakey texture – leftovers make a great packed lunch

1 hr and 30 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Adding a crabmeat filling to these pasties makes these special enough to serve to friends

55 mins
More effort
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Mini veggie pastry parcels with oozing cheese make a great value and comforting homemade snack

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
51 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A no-fuss open puff pastry pie that makes a great vegetarian main course or quick lunchtime treat

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Chef Stephen Terry showcases the best Welsh ingredients in this prepare-ahead dinner party starter

25 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Young Good Food reader Carla loves making up her own recipes, like these easy snacks that go brilliantly with soup

40 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This low-fat, vegetarian recipe reminds us that pastry doesn't have to be an indulgence

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Don't be scared of cooking game - you can cook pheasant breasts as you would chicken

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A creamy tart from MasterChef judge John Torode that makes a great centrepiece at any time of year

3 hrs
More effort
Vegetarian
98 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This bake is a cross between two classics – creamy dauphinoise and pommes boulangère (potatoes cooked in stock), the perfect side dish

1 hr
Easy
142 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A one-pot risotto you don't need to stand over for half an hour? Got to be a midweek winner

40 mins
Easy
303 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

There's no tedious stirring with this one - just stick it in the oven until creamy and delicious

40 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An easily assembled recipe for a smart vegetarian main course

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
59 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This is a super-fast, filling meal for busy midweek winter nights - it's great with smoked haddock too

30 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bored of the usual baked potato fillings? These are started off in the microwave to speed things up, then baked with a creamy leek mixture

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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