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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

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
10 min.30 min.40 min.
Preservation:
Should be eaten immediately.
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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.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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This recipe use (among others)
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LeekLeek: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fried bread with leek and poached egg , Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, Taos hotpot, Croque-monsieur gourmand, Couscous, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm lentil salad, Crunchy spring salad, Eggs with mayonnaise, Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, French bean salad with vinaigrette , ... All
Herbs of your choiceHerbs of your choice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Avocado with gravlax, Baked potoatoes with herb butter or cream , Chicken and Avocado Salad, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Fish in a salt crust, ... All

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