Anti-waste recipe: all is good in leek

Did you know that? According to the ADEME, food waste mainly occurs during meals (preparation, leftovers...). Changing a few habits can reduce this waste by 15 kg! In order to fight against food waste at home, we suggest you to reproduce this anti-waste recipe elaborated by our chefs.

Ingredients for 4 persons
  • 6 leeks
  • 2 potatoes
  • Fresh cream
  • Vinaigrette
  • Cooking oil
  • Vinegar

Leeks in vinaigrette

1. Wash the leek whites and cook them for 20 minutes in boiling salted water

2. Cool and serve with the vinaigrette

Leeks greens in velouté

1.    Wash the green part of the leeks and peel the potatoes

2.    Cut the vegetables into small pieces and place them in a saucepan

3.    Pour 4 cm of water over the vegetables and add salt

4.    After 20 minutes of cooking time, mix everything together

5.    Add fresh cream at your convenience

Leeks root chips

1.    Wash thoroughly the leeks’ rootlets, cut them into pieces and plunge them into a bowl of vinegar water

2.    Plunge them for 3 minutes in a pot of boiling salted water

3.    Drain, dry and fry in a little oil

4.    Drain on absorbent paper and season with salt and pepper


•    ADEME - France's ecological transition agency committed to the fight against global warming and resource degradation


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