Leeks can be used in place of onions as an aromatic, but hounds also love them in a starring role, served on their own as a side or as part of a main dish.

They’re nice braised in butter and chicken stock, thinks nofunlatte, while chefathome recommends drunken leeks.

visciole makes a simple frittata with lots of sautéed leeks and Parmesan cheese. thiophene_guy likes these Sephardic leek patties.

Leeks are popular in savory pies and tarts. bizkat recommends a Greek leek pie in phyllo. Pia loves this leek and Swiss chard tart, which she makes with a tart crust in place of puff pastry. And check out CHOW’s Savory Onion and Leek Tart.

Discuss: Extra Leeks!

See more articles