Warm Leek and Potato Salad


Warm Leek and Potato Salad
This simple salad combines leeks (boiled and thoroughly drained) with sliced potatoes in a good vinaigrette.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2016

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Stage 1 - 25 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
Boil or steam 500 g potatoes.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
Prepare 500 g leek, keeping only the stem part, and slice into chunks on the diagonal (French chefs call this "en sifflet").

Keep the leek trimmings for a leek and potato soup.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
Cook the leeks in boiling salted water until just tender, but no more. As soon as they are cooked (try one to check), drain them to keep their lovely green colour.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
The leeks need to be drained thoroughy and the best way to do this is in a salad spinner.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
Peel the potatoes, slice them and put in a salad bowl.

Add the leeks, pour 6 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette) over and add the chopped herbs.

Stage 6
Warm Leek and Potato Salad
Mix and serve immediately to enjoy the salad while it is still warm.
Remarks
Thie best leeks for this recipe are the long, thin ones, as they are easier to slice into chunks.

You can steam the leeks, if you prefer, and they will need very little draining.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,351 Kcal or 5,656 Kj20 gr134 gr82 gr
68 %8 %13 %12 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
124 Kcal or 519 Kj2 gr12 gr7 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
338 Kcal or 1,415 Kj5 gr34 gr20 gr
17 %2 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.84 €
  • Per person : 0.46 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to cook potato grenaille , Avengers' potatoes, Salt cod brandade, Hot box cheese , Real home-made chips* , ... All
LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Roasted vegetables with thyme and green sauce, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Leek and tuna loaf, Leek and egg frichti, Maroilles cheese quiche, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cherry tomato and green bean salad, Mixed tomato salad, Salad lyonnaise, Valay salad, Comtoise endive salad, ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tabbouleh, Rice and purple-sprouting broccoli salad, Seafood feuillantines, Cucumber and salmon salad, Pea risotto "Mantecare", ... All
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