Leeks, Onions, etc.

Cabernet-Red Onion Jam

Red onion jam

This sweet and savory jewel-tone red onion jam, which can be made a day or several days ahead. This is what you want to serve with Chickpea-Zucchini Farinata. It’s also good with flatbread, dolloped on grain dishes, and with fresh, ripe tomatoes.
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Cream of Leek and Asparagus Soup

Cream of leek and asparagus soup recipe

This delicate spring soup of leeks and asparagus tastes even better if made a day ahead. It’s a light first course for a festive spring holiday meal (Easter or Passover), or as an everyday kind of soup served with sandwiches or wraps. more→

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Simmered Tofu with Leeks and Tomatoes

simmered tofu with leeks and tomatoes

This simple, tasty tofu dish, flavored with ripe tomatoes and leeks, makes a nice entrée for a summer dinner. To make it more substantial, serve over warm cooked grains or noodles. Hoisin sauce, a salty-sweet condiment, is readily available in the Asian foods section of well-stocked supermarkets. Photo by Sophie at Happy Spinach. more→

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Sautéed Carrots and Leeks

Carrots

Both leeks and carrots have a natural sweetness, and so the two veggies mingle nicely. This is a mild and pleasant side dish, good with pastas and tofu or tempeh specialties. more→

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Sautéed Fennel, Leeks and Mushrooms

Fresh fennel bulbs

Though anise-flavored fennel is a great veggie, most of us don’t think to use it for everyday meals. Sautéed with leeks and mushrooms, it makes a nice accompaniment to pasta and grain dishes. more→

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Luscious Potato and Leek Salad

Leeks on cutting board

Here’s a dressed-up potato salad that’s easy to make, with the warming touch of leeks. It’s great with grilled dishes, and is a nice potluck or company dish for spring and summer.  more→

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Onion and Garlic Sauce

Onion and garlic varieties

When winter rolls around, it’s good to consume as much onion and garlic as possible. This delicious sauce makes it easy to do so. Serve this over grains, pasta, or baked potatoes. more→

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Red Onion Relish

sliced red onions

This flavorful relish is a great companion to grilled vegetables, any sort vegan protein foods, or served as a topping or companion to grains or bean dishes. more→

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