Take Leeks From Gritty to Squeaky Clean


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Leeks may look (and taste) lovely, but all it takes is one bite of tragically sandy potato leek soup to realize that there’s a surprising amount of gritty soil lurking between their many layers. Over the years we’ve tried a few methods to deal with this unglamorous task — some more successful than others — and have since then settled on a quick-and-dirty method that’ll help you speed through meal prep. Keep reading for our step-by-step tutorial.

Rinse the Leeks
Trim Away Tough Green Parts
Remove the Root Ends
Slice the Leeks in Half
Slice into Half-Moons
Clean the Leeks
Sliced Leeks
Take Leeks From Gritty to Squeaky Clean

 

Source: https://www.popsugar.com/food/How-Clean-Leeks-16286444