In Season: What We're Cooking with Leeks

Last Updated November 28, 2017
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leek recipes

From soups to salads, leeks provide a subtle, almost sweet taste that underpins a variety of savory dishes. Mix them into a stir fry or add them to a frittata or gratin. Here are some of our favorite local recipes starring the onion's milder cousin.

Cauliflower and Leek Sformato

Cauliflower and Leek Sformato
We love this sformato for lunch or dinner, served alone over greens or alongside slow-cooked beef or pork. I like to finish it with a drizzle of quality extra-virgin olive oil.

Leek and Sage Stuffing

Leek and Sage Stuffing Recipe
This recipe for Leek and Sage Stuffing is the perfect fall side dish for any meal.

Leek Green and Saucy Shrimp Stir Fry

leek green shrimp stir fry recipe by Garden Betty's Linda Ly
I always cringe when I hear people say they cut all the leaves off their leeks before starting a recipe. They are throwing away perfectly good food and don’t even know it. This recipe starts with...

Walnut-Leek Pâté

Look for local Vermont walnuts, which taste less bitter than the traditional English variety.

Squash and Leek Tart

squash and leek tart
This savory main course can be prepared ahead and served warmed or at room temperature. A mandoline works best here for thin, consistent potato and squash slices. This rustic tart is made and cooked...

Squash, Leek and Vinegar Soup

Squash, Leek and  Vinegar Soup
This sweet and spicy soup will accelerate the metabolism with apple cider vinegar, enhance circulation with chile flakes, boost immunity with leeks and soothe the nerves with winter squash.

Pork Cutlets with Buttered Leeks and Radishes

Pork Cutlets with Buttered Leeks and Radishes
Little orbs of red, pink, white and even purple, all bundled up with bright green leaves. What says spring more than a perfect bunch of fresh-picked radishes? There’s nothing quite like the...

Nettle, Wild Leek and Morel Risotto

wild leek
Grab some nettles and leeks and pretty soon you'll have yourself a tasty risotto with a spring twist. Garnish with cheese, leek tops and parsley, and voilà.

Rutabaga and Leek Chowder with Smoked Paprika Butter

Adapted from Vegetable Soups from Deborah Madison’s Kitchen by Deborah Madison
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