The leek is a member of the onion family but has a sweeter, more subtle flavor than an onion. It can be eaten raw or cooked but the green tops are usually not eaten.
How to Select
Choose firm, crisp stalks with as much white and light green regions as possible. Avoid leeks with yellow or withered tops.
How to Store
Refrigerate unwashed leeks in plastic bag for up to two weeks. Rinse before using.
Fat free, cholesterol free, very low sodium, excellent source of vitamin A, good source of vitamin C and folate.
In season from 4/15-11/30
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