Snap Pea Sauté With Leeks

Snap Pea Sauté With Leeks

Caramelizing leeks adds a unique sweet flavor to this fresh spring side dish.

20 min.prep time 40 min.total time
6 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

3 medium (2 cups) leeks, white and pale green part only, halved lengthwise, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup matchstick carrots
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
4 cups fresh sugar snap peas, tips removed
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds

Directions

Melt 2 tablespoons Butter with Olive Oil & Sea Salt in 12-inch nonstick skillet until sizzling. Add leeks; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes. Add brown sugar; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or until leeks are golden and caramelized. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet until sizzling. Add carrots and garlic; cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add snap peas; continue cooking 4-5 minutes or until peas are crisply tender. Add leek mixture, basil leaves, salt and pepper. Remove from heat; sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip

To toast almonds, spread sliced almonds evenly in shallow baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven, stirring once, 5-7 minutes or just until beginning to brown.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 120

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 160mg

Carbohydrates: 13g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 3g

Recipe #15696©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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