A plant Allium ampeloprasum of the amaryllis family allied to the onion having a cylindrical bulb and leaves used in cookery.


  1. Chicken-Leek Casserole

    This chicken and leek combination accented with a delicate cream-and-wine sauce is an elegant but easy dish that's perfect for parties or special family meals.

  2. Leek and Root Vegetable Gratin

    This colorful Christmas side dish recipe calls for winter leeks , which are stronger in flavor and texture than summer leeks , but any variety from the supermarket is fine.

  3. Leek -Gruyere Cream Soup

    Leeks , the star of this rich soup, are a member of the onion family but have a more subtle flavor.

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