Braised Leeks With Tomatoes

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A simple side dish that goes together quickly in the microwave. From Cooking Light, June 1995.

They're not the prettiest dish.........but they do taste good. lol.


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
    chopped leeks (4 medium)
  • 3/4 c
    low-salt chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried chervil
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 14 12 oz
    no-salt-added whole tomatoes, drained

How to Make Braised Leeks With Tomatoes


  1. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a 2-quart casserole; stir well. Cover with casserole lid, and microwave at HIGH 6 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes.
  2. Combine wine and cornstarch in a bowl, stirring until blended; add to leek mixture. Stir in tomatoes.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH 6 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring after 3 minutes.
  4. Yield: 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup).

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About Braised Leeks With Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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