10 Leek Recipes to Warm Your Soul This Autumn

10 Leek Recipes to Warm Your Soul This Autumn

Discover the versatile world of leeks in this autumn-inspired recipe collection! With their mild onion flavour and sturdy texture, leeks are perfect for a range of dishes, from soups to fritters and beyond. Dive into these 10 scrumptious ways to use leeks and elevate your cooking game this season.

  1. Leek and Potato Soup: A classic, comforting soup made by sautéing leeks and potatoes, then simmering in chicken or vegetable broth. Blend until smooth and serve hot with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of chives.

  2. Creamy Leek and Cauliflower Soup: Blend sautéed leeks, cooked cauliflower, vegetable broth, and a splash of cream to create a velvety soup. Garnish with chopped chives for added flavour and colour.

  3. Roasted Leek and Tomato Soup: Roast leeks and tomatoes with garlic and olive oil until caramelised. Blend with vegetable broth and season with fresh basil for a warming and flavourful soup.

  4. Leek Fritters: Combine grated leeks, eggs, flour, and seasoning to form small fritters. Fry until golden and serve with a dollop of sour cream or yoghurt.

  5. Leek and Mushroom Risotto: A creamy, savoury dish made by sautéing leeks and mushrooms before adding Arborio rice, white wine, and gradually stirring in hot vegetable stock. Garnish with fresh parsley.

  6. Braised Leeks with Lemon and Thyme: A simple side dish made by simmering sliced leeks in a mixture of chicken or vegetable stock, white wine, lemon juice, and fresh thyme. Cook until the leeks are tender and serve with crusty bread.

  7. Leek and Potato Gratin: Layer thinly sliced leeks and potatoes in a baking dish, pour over a seasoned cream sauce, and top with grated cheese. Bake until bubbly and golden brown.

  8. Leek, Feta, and Spinach Filo Parcels: Fill sheets of filo pastry with a mixture of sautéed leeks, crumbled feta, and wilted spinach. Fold into parcels and bake until crispy and golden.

  9. Leek and White Bean Dip: Blend sautéed leeks with cooked white beans, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil for a smooth and flavourful dip. Serve with fresh vegetable sticks or crackers.

  10. Leek and Parmesan Muffins: A savoury snack made by combining sautéed leeks, grated Parmesan cheese, flour, baking powder, milk, and eggs. Spoon the mixture into muffin cups and bake until golden and firm to the touch.

With these 10 autumn-inspired leek recipes, you'll never run out of delicious ideas for this versatile vegetable. From soups to fritters, risotto to gratins, there's a leek dish for every occasion. Leeks are also currently in our Seasonal Veggies FarmBOX so we hope that you get to make the most of this fantastic, flavourful ingredient!

If you haven't ordered your produce yet make sure to place your order via our Shop before 8PM Tuesday for a super fresh Thursday delivery. Whether you're a seasoned home cook or a beginner in the kitchen, we're here to support you on your journey to healthy and delicious eating.

Thank you for choosing Farmbox Co, and we look forward to serving you again soon. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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