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

Keywords for this recipe:SaladWarmLeeksPotatoesFrench dressing
For 4 people, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 25 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad : Photo of step #1
Boil or steam 500 g potatoes.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Warm Leek and Potato Salad : Photo of step #2
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 : Photo of step #3
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 : Photo of step #4
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 : Photo of step #5
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 : Photo of step #6
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.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,204 Kcal or 5,041 Kj20 gr134 gr65 gr
60 %8 %13 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
110 Kcal or 461 Kj2 gr12 gr6 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
301 Kcal or 1,260 Kj5 gr34 gr16 gr
15 %2 %3 %2 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.84 €
  • Per person : 0.46 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy "terre et mer" pots, Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole), Home-made potato crisps , Winegrowers' sausage casserole, Normandy seafood stew, ... All
LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken pie, Filo leeks and cheese tart, Hotpot my grandmother's way , How to prepare leeks, Chicken nems, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chickpea salad, Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad, Leeks in vinaigrette , Warm lentil salad, Corn salad with croutons, ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad, Tender tuna, Cucumber and salmon salad, Baked salmon fillet, Lemony chicken and radish salad, ... All
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