Cabbage And Leeks In Cream Sauce Recipe

Cabbage and leeks in cream sauce is a delicious and comforting side dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses. The cabbage and leeks are cooked until tender and then smothered in a creamy sauce made with butter, flour, milk, and seasonings. The cream sauce adds a rich and velvety texture to the dish, while the cabbage and leeks provide a subtle sweetness and earthy flavor. This dish is perfect for a cozy family dinner or a holiday feast.

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Ingredients for Cabbage And Leeks In Cream Sauce Recipe

  • 1/4 Small Head Of Cabbage, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Leeks, Sliced Into Thin Rounds
  • 1 tablespoon Butter, Divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Optional: Minced Garlic, Diced Onions, Herbs, Grated Cheese

Directions: Cabbage And Leeks In Cream Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by preparing the cabbage and leeks. Remove the tough outer leaves of the cabbage and cut it into thin strips. Trim the leeks, removing the dark green parts and the root ends, and slice them into thin rounds.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the cabbage and leeks to the skillet and sauté for about 5 minutes, until they start to soften.
  • STEP 3.In a separate saucepan, melt more butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to create a roux. Gradually whisk in milk until the mixture thickens and becomes smooth. Season with salt, pepper, and any other desired seasonings.
  • STEP 4.Pour the cream sauce over the cabbage and leeks in the skillet. Stir well to coat the vegetables evenly. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes, until the cabbage and leeks are tender and the flavors have melded together.
  • STEP 5.Serve the cabbage and leeks in cream sauce hot as a side dish. It pairs well with roasted meats, grilled chicken, or even as a topping for baked potatoes. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For added flavor, you can sauté some minced garlic or diced onions along with the cabbage and leeks.
  • Feel free to customize the seasonings in the cream sauce. You can add herbs like thyme or parsley, or even a sprinkle of grated cheese for extra richness.
  • If you prefer a lighter version, you can use low-fat milk or substitute some of the milk with chicken or vegetable broth.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
88
calories per serving
4 g Fat3 g Protein7 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    103mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    17mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    15mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    7mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    17mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    70mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp