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  •  LEEKS  Each LEVIN Grown
  •  LEEKS  Each LEVIN Grown
  •  LEEKS  Each LEVIN Grown
  •  LEEKS  Each LEVIN Grown
Price: $4.80 $4.50
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Brand: Onion Vegie Place
Product Code: VLeekEACH
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Traditionally they are served with white or cheese sauce.

Can be microwaved, boiled, steamed or stir-fried.

Refrigerate in plastic bags.

Leeks belong to the onion family, look a bit like a huge spring onion & have a mild onion flavour. 

Chopped leeks are good in potato gratins & soups when the weather calls for something hearty

Leeks are thought of as a winter vegetable

Leeks are great braised slowly... cut into fairly thin slices & braise in butter for about twenty minutes to unleash the sweetness... keep the heat low & do not brown

The Leek is thought to have originated from an Eastern variety of garlic.

The Romans thought that eating Leeks would make your speaking voice more imposing.

The emperor Nero ate a soup made of them every day as a result.



Leeks can reduce the chances of developing various inflammatory disorders including type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis & rheumatoid arthritis.


Leek Recipes

Leek Fact Sheet




Nutrition Information
Serving size:  1 cup chopped - 106g
per serving 
% Daily
intake per
per 100g 
Energy (kJ/Cal) 124/30 1% 117/28  
Protein (g) 1.2 2% 1.1  
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0% 0.2  
 - saturated (g) 0.03 0% 0.03  
Carbohydrate (g) 4.2 1%  4  
 - sugars (g) 4.1 5% 3.9  
Dietary fibre (g) 3.1 10% 2.9 Contains dietary fibre
Sodium (mg) 2 0% 2  
Vitamin C (mg) 5 13% RDI* 5.0 A good source of vitamin C
Iron (mg) 0.5 4% RDI* 0.5 A source of iron
Folate (µg)  57 29% RDI* 54  
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.27 17% RDI* 0.3  
Calcium (mg) 41 5% RDI* 39  
Potassium (mg) 244   230  
Thiamin 0.16 14% RDI* 0.2  

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ 
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. 
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 12th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2018


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