Braising leeks amplifies their silky texture—making for a melt-in-your-mouth side dish with savory depth of flavor thanks to brown sugar, fish sauce and toasted sesame oil. Plus, they're high in vitamin K and manganese, which are good for healthy bones.
EatingWell.com, April 2022
Credit: Charlotte & Johnny Autry
Serving Size:1/2 leek
97 calories; protein 2g; carbohydrates 8g; dietary fiber 1g; sugars 5g; added sugar 3g; fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 2g; cholesterol 8mg; vitamin a iu 557IU; vitamin b3 niacin 1mg; vitamin c 3mg; vitamin e iu 1IU; folate 20mg; vitamin k 14mg; sodium 378mg; calcium 25mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 17mg; phosphorus 29mg; potassium 121mg; omega 6 fatty acid 2g; niacin equivalents 1mg; selenium 1mcg.