How to prepare leeks

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  1. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #1
    Place leek in front of you.
  2. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #2
    Cut off roots.
  3. 1 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #3
    Trim off ends of leaves, leaving about 4 cm or 2 inches of green.
  4. 3 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #4
    Remove outer leaves, usually dry or wilted, by pulling downwards.
  5. 2 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #5
    Split the top in two lengthways, starting at 7-8 cm or 3 inches from bottom (white).
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    Turn and cut again, so that the top part is split into four.
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    The top of the leek will now be like a tassle, making cleaning easier.
  8. 15 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #8
    As with all muddy vegetables, leeks should be soaked for 15 minutes in warm water, so that all the particles of earth are loosened and leeks can be cleaned easily.
  9. 5 min.How to prepare leeks : Photo of step #9
    Once chopped, leek is now ready for use in your recipe.
  10. You can also watch how to do it in this short video.

Source:

Home made.

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