List of recipes using Leek: 67 recipes
List of recipes using Leek
- Starters : 10 recipes
- Sea food : 9 recipes
- Meat : 5 recipes
- Miscellanous : 37 recipes
- Basic recipes : 2 recipes
- Tips and tricks : 1 recipe
- World recipes : 3 recipes
Chinese SoupThis delicious soup is a flavoursome mix of herbs, mushrooms, soya noodles and small diced vegetables briefly cooked in vegetable stock. It takes a while to make and there are lots of ingredients, but the result is worth it.
97K 24.5 1 hour 15 min. April 6th 2017
Creamy Winter Vegetable SoupThis is a very simple recipe: lots of winter vegetables cooked in chicken stock, then blended. The soup's special finishing touch comes from cream and a spoonful of mustard.
65K5 1 hour 23 min. January 14th 2015
Hearty leek and sprout soupThe method for this rustic winter soup is anything but typical: the sprouts are first roasted in the oven, before being mixed with the leeks (pre-cooked with onions) and simmered in chicken stock. Served with morsels of crispy ham, the full-on flavour is sure to hit the mark.
17K2 1 hour 29 min. January 17th 2021
Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pieThis recipe is made from vegetables cut small and blanched, mixed with pieces of salt-cod and cream, then baked in small soup dishes with a puff pastry lid.
258K3.9 4 hours 35 min. September 7th 2018
Leek and Jerusalem artichoke soupJerusalem artichoke and leek is a much rarer combination than the classic potato and leek, but it works rather well, as you will see in this recipe.
14K 51 min. April 28th 2021
Leek and potato soupA classic of French family cooking.
464K5 42 min. October 3rd 2010
Leeks in vinaigretteA classic dish of French family and bistro cooking. It's both simple and good. The secret lies in cooking the leeks until they are only just tender, so that they keep their lovely green colour. The special vinaigrette includes herbs and hard-boiled eggs.
164K4.3 45 min. September 29th 2012
Potimarron and leek soupThis autumnal soup combines the flavours of Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron) and leeks - they go so well together. The resulting soup is velvety smooth and delicious.
73K 13.9 1 hour 7 min. November 29th 2017
Smooth mixed vegetable soupAny vegetables you have, cut into small pieces, mixed with a shallot cooked in butter, cooked together then blended. Even better when it's cold outside.
318K4.4 2 hours 3 min. January 3rd 2014
Vol-au-ventThe classic vol-au-vent of French cuisine consists of a very light puff pastry case (supposedly so light that it could fly off in the lightest puff of wind) with a cream-based filling. There are many different recipes for fillings. This version uses bacon, chicken, mushrooms and leeks.
126K4.3 1 hour 23 min. October 20th 2013
Breton style shellfish and vegetable soupFor this recipe with marine flavors, we will cook several kinds of shellfish, then add them to small creamed vegetables.
3,181 1 hour 43 min. January 8th 2023
Creamy "terre et mer" potsDiced fish (la mer), boiled vegetables and fried lardons (la terre), with all the delicious flavours of land and sea brought together in a creamy sauce.
32K 2 53 min. May 31th 2020
Cretan-style salmonCooked chopped leek and shallot with cubes of salmon, served in a yogurt, tomato and feta sauce.
162K5 1 hour 1 min. February 8th 2020
Fisherman's RagoutThis ragout combines vegetables (cut small and cooked until just tender in vegetable stock) with a mix of cockles and chunks of fish, all simmered together with cream and saffron.
82K4.1 2 hours 17 min. December 30th 2019
Langoustine and leek tartsSmall puff pastry cases filled with a layer of chopped leeks, fried langoustines (also known as scampi or Dublin Bay prawns), topped with hollandaise sauce.
94K4.2 1 hour 28 min. May 13th 2012
Nicholas's fishThis is a very easy recipe, everything hinges on the brief cooking of the leeks, then the fish.
232K4.8 56 min. February 21th 2011
Normandy seafood stewA "marmite normande" is a combination of different seasonal julienne vegetables and a mix of shellfish, rapidly sautéed, then deglazed with cider. The vegetables and shellfish are then simmered together in cream, which intensifies the flavours while it gently reduces and thickens. This recipe is...
44K2.5 2 hours 13 min. January 9th 2019
Scallops au gratinScallops rapidly pan-fried, then arranged in shells on a bed of finely chopped leeks, topped with a bechamel sauce and browned in the oven.
52K 1 hour 7 min. January 13th 2019
Sea bass with coriander cream en papilloteIn this recipe, the fillets of sea bass are laid on a julienne of leeks (the white part), covered with a coriander cream sauce and cooked "en papillote".
47K5 52 min. February 19th 2017
Chinese style chickenOnly "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
285K4 1 hour 38 min. February 28th 2012
Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetablesPork loin is cut into individual portions, which are split and filled with herbs before cooking. They are served with crunchy julienne vegetables and a cream sauce.
336K4.2 2 hours 33 min. November 27th 2015
Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casseroleIn this recipe a good joint of beef is slow-cooked, surrounded by an assortment of vegetables in small chunks. To concentrate the flavours, the cooking time should be long at a moderate temperature and, most important of all, the dish should be sealed. By the end of cooking, the vegetables will be...
54K4.1 5 hours 28 min. December 30th 2019
Sautéed chicken with leeksChunks of chicken marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and spices, then sautéed with diagonally cut leeks cooked separately. A simple, healthy recipe with a spicy kick.
63K5 1 hour 53 min. January 20th 2019
Sliced veal with leeks and mushroomsSmall strips of veal sautéed with mushrooms and leeks in a creamy sauce.
2,025 2 hours 6 min. March 5th 2023
"Oeufs rabattus" with leeksThis quick French way of cooking eggs is similar to an omelette, but with the egg simply drawn in towards the centre during the brief cooking. The eggs here are cooked with sautéed leeks and served with delicious morteau sausage "crisps".
27K4.3 44 min. March 29th 2017
Breton leek and mushroom tartThis is a "tart" with a difference: the case is not made with pastry, but with a double layer of lightly buttered Breton galettes (buckwheat pancakes). The filling is made with shallots, sautéed mushrooms, leeks and cream. You might have noticed that this recipe includes the key elements of...
34K4.3 1 hour 13 min. December 30th 2019
CassouletCassoulet is typical, even emblematic, of southern French cuisine. It is a "slow food" casserole in which meat and vegetables, particualrly dried beans, are cooked together for a long time. Here is a simplified version of this famous dish.
180K4.1 16 hours 9 min. September 17th 2021
Cauliflower coconut curryCurry sauces are often heavy with cream, but here's one that's non-dairy, made with coconut milk, so much lighter. It's every bit as delicious.
8,206 54 min. February 27th 2022
Chicken pieApart from the obvious chicken, this pie's puff pastry "lid" also conceals mushrooms, bacon, hard-boiled eggs and leeks.
97K4.3 2 hours 29 min. September 8th 2018
Chicken with rice and leeksFor this "chicken with rice", the rice is cooked using the pilau method (started on the hob, finished in the oven), but with chicken cooking juices as the liquid to add plenty of delicious flavour. Pieces of cooked chicken are then added. This version also has chopped and lightly fried leeks.
35K4.1 56 min. January 29th 2017
Country vegetable soupIn this "country" (paysanne) style soup, the vegetables are left in small pieces, rather than blended.
75K 14.3 1 hour 11 min. April 2nd 2014
CouscousIn couscous, the meat and vegetable mixture is rather long to cook, but not difficult. And the couscous itself (a kind of coarse semolina) is simple and quick to prepare.
488K4.3 2 hours 36 min. November 16th 2017
Creamy cauliflower with smoked salmonA creamy cauliflower purée with steamed leek, and strips of smoked salmon lightly sautéed on the side.
2,233 56 min. February 5th 2023
Crispy potato galette with leeksFor this recipe, we make a "galette" of fried potatoes, then add layer of steamed leeks and melt cheese over the top. The galette is folded over, rather like an omelette, before being cut into portions.
38K4.1 39 min. May 5th 2016
Crispy rolls with chicken and leekFinely sliced leeks are cooked with a shallot, to which is added leftover chicken with a little cream and parmesan. This mixture is rolled up in filo pastry, and cooked in the oven.
218K5 49 min. February 21th 2011
Deep leek and potato quicheThe French make a "tourte" that is smaller and deeper than a normal quiche. This recipe makes the most of this difference: it has plenty of texture and flavour, with bacon, potatoes, leeks, two different cheeses, and an egg and cream filling poured over.
48K 1 hour 36 min. April 17th 2022
Filo leeks and cheese tartThis is a very quick tart recipe, where the crust is made by a stacking filo pastry sheets.
269K4.3 1 hour 14 min. April 17th 2022
FlamicheFlamiche is a savoury tart from the Picardy region of northeasten France. It is a cousin of quiche lorraine, but the pastry is characteristically made with lard and the filling has neither bacon nor eggs. This version contains a mixture of endives and leeks (white part only).
31K 14.5 1 hour 16 min. April 30th 2017
Fried bread with leek and poached eggA slice of fried buttered bread with fried sliced leek, topped with a poached egg. For the best effect, split the egg open just before serving.
33K4.8 31 min. September 18th 2016
Gratin du NordThis gratin combines the flavours that are so characteristic of France's northern region: endives (chicory), beer and Maroilles cheese.
56K5 1 hour 33 min. January 21th 2018
Hotpot my grandmother's wayIf you like slow-cooked dishes prepared with loving care (mitonné), you will certainly love this hotpot recipe, with the taste of Franche-Comté, inspired by my grandmother. It's an old-fashioned dish full of flavours and aromas, cooked vegetables, stock, smoked sausages, all cooked long and slow.
314K5 4 hours 7 min. February 21th 2011
Jerusalem artichoke purée with leeksA purée of Jerusalem artichokes with just tender leeks and a little leftover cooked pork added.
5,564 April 27th 2022
Layered Leek and Egg GratinThis gratin combines parboiled leeks with chopped hard-boiled eggs in thin layers.
46K4.1 49 min. January 10th 2016
Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaiseThis is a quiche-style tart with a Piedmont-inspired twist: the filling is made with eggs, mascarpone (lighter than the usual cream) and Parmesan. The tart still has a moist texture to balance the puff-pastry crust, with the flavour of leeks and purple artichokes.
36K5 1 hour 25 min. December 7th 2016
Leek and broccoli "à la flamande"Leeks "à la flamande" (Flemish style) are traditionally served with melted butter mixed with chopped hard-boiled eggs. In this version with broccoli, the vegetables are steamed and the sauce is pepped up with a little mustard.
11K 44 min. December 12th 2021
Leek and egg frichtiA "frichti" is a rough-and-ready dish, born of the French bistro tradition, that you can throw together with what you have to hand. This version mixes leeks with hard-boiled eggs, cream and ham.
11K 40 min. September 26th 2021
Leek and fresh tuna tartThe puff pastry case is filled with a layer of leek, lightly fried chunks of fresh tuna and a quiche mixture.
62K5 1 hour 15 min. April 17th 2022
Leek and Mimolette tartThis baked tart has a shortcrust pastry case, filled with a layer of chopped, braised leeks topped with a bechamel sauce with eggs and Mimolette cheese.
47K4.1 1 hour 16 min. June 9th 2020
Leek and tuna loafThis loaf is a savoury cake (quite popular in France) made with tinned tuna and leeks that have been lightly cooked with shallot.
172K4.4 1 hour 18 min. October 3rd 2010
Maroilles cheese quicheTraditional recipe from northern France, using a typical and tasty regional cheese. But this can be replaced by another (see below).
232K 34.7 2 hours 27 min. April 17th 2022
Mixed vegetable curryA mix of vegetables (pumpkin, leek, chickpeas...) cooked in coconut milk and curry spices. Serve this dish with rice, preferably basmati, for an authentic touch.
37K5 57 min. January 12th 2020
Rice à la grecqueRice cooked "à la grecque" (Greek-style) is enlivened with sautéed leeks and mushrooms, cream and feta, to which the cooked rice is added at the end. This is a hearty dish, usually served in its cooking pot in the centre of the table, so everyone can help themselves.
27K 48 min. October 28th 2020
Rice with spring greensThis combination of spring cabbage and leeks, cooked separately then mixed with rice, is a simple recipe and everything can be prepared in advance.
6,407 44 min. June 6th 2022
Rustic chicken and mushroom pieThis homely looking pie gets back to what good, old-fashioned pies are all about: it's round, deep and has both a proper bottom and lid. The one small concession to modernity is the use of puff pastry for a lighter, crisper crust. The filling combines mushrooms, leeks and diced chicken in a cream...
49K 1 hour 35 min. December 30th 2019
Sautéed green vegetablesJust fresh vegetables, each sautéed in turn in olive oil, then combined with chopped spring onions and parsley.
63K4.1 1 hour 5 min. June 15th 2014
Scrambled eggs and leeks on toastScrambled eggs on toast, but with a difference: the eggs are partnered with smoked cheese and topped with just-cooked shredded leeks.
5,890 57 min. March 23th 2022
Steamed leeks with morel sabayonFor this very simple recipe, steamed leeks (cooked in 2 stages) are served with a sabayon made with mushroom "jus", preferably from morels. The sabayon is the major taste element in this dish, and adds a delicious woodland-mushroom flavour.
27K4.1 37 min. June 11th 2017
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeksIndian flavours pep up this recipe. The leeks are cooked then mixed with chunks of chicken (a good way to use leftovers from a previous meal) and simmered with tandoori spices.
27K 54 min. April 17th 2019
Thaï rice with small vegetablesVegetables cut in small dice, cooked in stages, and mixed with cooked Thaï rice. Delicious alone or served with meat for example.
263K4.7 1 hour 34 min. February 21th 2011
Warm Leek and Potato SaladThis simple salad combines leeks (boiled and thoroughly drained) with sliced potatoes in a good vinaigrette.
49K4.6 40 min. February 21th 2016
Welsh-style potato puréeA Welsh-style twist on the classic potato purée (posh mash!), with finely sliced leeks, cooked until just done to keep their lovely green colour. This dish could be the main feature or served on the side with meat, for example.
8,880 25 min. December 26th 2021
Leek fondueLeek fondue (literally "melted") consists of finely sliced leeks cooked until barely tender then simmered gently in cream until thickened. The aim is to keep the fresh green of the just-cooked leeks but with a lovely soft, melting consistency. This can be a side dish or an ingredient in lots of...
51K2.5 36 min. March 4th 2020
Vegetable stockVegetable stock is a very easy and versatile basic recipe. It can be used in many different ways: for cooking rice, making soups, sauces, etc. It's a good idea to keep a supply of vegetable stock in your fridge or freezer.
233K4.3 1 hour October 5th 2011
How to prepare leeksLeeks are vegetables that are often muddy, we must be careful when washing them to remove mud that would be very unpleasant to "discover" the plate.
517K5 30 min. October 13th 2010
Chicken nemsNems are probably the best known Far Eastern dish in France. These small crispy rolls can be made in different flavours: chicken, crab, pork, etc. Making your own is not very complicated, the only difficulty is in the rolling stage. You will find in this recipe full details on how to successfully...
479K3.8 2 hours 21 min. April 6th 2017
Sautéed Pork with PeanutsThis sautéed pork has a hint of Thai style, with its accompaniment of chopped vegetables, dry-roasted peanuts and soy sauce.
38K4 55 min. April 3rd 2016
Taos hotpotThis hotpot inspired by a stay in Taos (New Mexico) is a mix of different meat and vegetables cooked long and slow, served with polenta. The preparation is rather long, as is the cooking time, but it reheats very well.
29K 3 hours 14 min. January 10th 2018