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Sautéed Leeks and Apples

A sweet and savory side dish perfect for fall.
 Bowl of tender leeks and red apples.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 Cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

1 medium leek, chopped (about 3 cups)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 medium apples, cored and chopped
1 Tablespoon honey (see Notes)
1 teaspoon vinegar (any type)
¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium skillet over medium heat, sauté leeks in oil until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add apples and cook while stirring for about 3 minutes, or until apples begin to soften.
  4. Remove from heat. Add honey, vinegar, salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine all ingredients. Serve warm.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Create a wrap by rolling in a whole wheat tortilla with grated cheese.
  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.

Comments

This was a favorite recipe with kids! My students were so surprised and happy with the flavor and thought of many ways to add this to their family meals as a side dish. Plus it is really easy to make, favorite quote: "I can make this for my mom!"

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