Braised baby leeks

Tender vegetables are braised with chicken stock and thyme for a healthy, low-fat side dish

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:20 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 75
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 4g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 10g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 280g baby leeks
  • knob of butter
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • handful thyme sprigs, plus extra leaves to serve


  1. Wash and trim the ends and roots of the baby leeks. Heat a knob of butter in a large frying pan, and add the leeks. Roll them around to coat them in the butter.

  2. Add the chicken stock, bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer and add the thyme. Cook for 20 mins or until tender. Serve with a sprinkling of thyme leaves.

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