For pies, pastas, risottos and other tasty dinners, look no further than these tasty leek recipes.
For a quick and easy family dinner, try this hearty cottage pie packed with succulent chicken and crispy bacon lardons and topped with golden potatoes and rich Cheddar. Full of flavour and simple to make, it’s the perfect midweek meal.
Pot-roasting a joint of beef means there’s no need to baste plus the end result is really tender
This quick frittata recipe is perfect when there's not much in the fridge. Crispy bacon, sweet leeks and tender potatoes are cooked with eggs and a generous amount of cheese for an easy dinner idea or weekend lunch - pack the leftovers into lunchboxes.
Serve up this creamy 'n' comforting cauli cheese for a winning kids lunch. Serve with peas on the side for extra veg.
Pea and ham is a classic soup flavour. In this version, we've added leek too for extra veg. It makes a great warming lunch for kids.
Make the most of fresh spring produce with this green twist on a classic shakshuka. Asparagus, peas and sweet leeks are baked with crumbled feta and eggs for perfect oozing yolks – the ideal veggie brunch recipe or easy one-pot meal.
If you’re cooking for kids, use just apple juice instead of wine and water – it will cook down to a deliciously sweet glaze
This quick herby risotto is full of greens! Ready in just 30 minutes, enjoy the fresh flavours of zested lemon and basil.
An exciting twist on a comfort food favourite, this delicious lasagne is packed with layers of flaky salmon, fragrant veggies and a creamy Gruyere sauce.
A great soup for weekend – or weekday – lunches. The haricot beans mean it's filling, without being stodgy. It's also a really nice way to use up any leftover courgettes. Serve with crusty bread, if you like.
This is a fantastic chicken soup for a cold winter's day. Packed full of veggies, chickpeas add depth, while cayenne pepper and paprika add a sweet heat. Using vermicelli noodles in the soup makes it even heartier.
This veg-packed curry recipe is full of flavour - sweetness from the peas and sweet potato, and warming spice from the curry powder. The dumplings are easy to make and soak up all the delicious flavours.
This pie uses the whole bird – including the bones in the delicious gravy – so you can guarantee that no chicken goes to waste
Cosy up on chilly winter evenings with this comforting lentil stew
Pancakes are a cinch to make, and even easier to dress up
Mature Cheddar and Stilton adds a comforting creaminess to this indulgent cheesy leek soup recipe
These loaded skins are filled with fluffy potato, mixed with finely shredded leeks and sprouts, vegan cheese and crispy Richmond meat-free streaky bacon. Serve with a green salad for a hearty midweek meal.
Upgrade your sausage roll recipe this season with the addition of softened leeks, zesty cranberry sauce and crunchy nigella seeds
Parsnips, carrots, leeks and sweet potato all combine in this hearty beef and root vegetable hotpot recipe.
Jamie says: "Slow-cooked veg, dried fruit, chutney and couscous wrapped in filo pastry makes a delicious veggie main. You can assemble it the night before, so it’s ready to bake on the day"
This hearty pie is packed with leftover turkey and creamy cannellini beans
Serve up this autumnal dish for the perfect midweek meal. Tender chicken thighs are simmered with white wine, cannellini beans and tarragon and served with warm crusty bread in this comforting recipe. Use the leftover stew the next day to make a creamy chicken and ricotta galette.
Jamie says: "You can make these savoury veggie rolls ahead and bake from frozen"
Make this rich and creamy chicken and mushroom dish ahead of time and freeze: just what you need if you're expecting a crowd at Christmas
For a winning chicken dinner, try this creamy chicken with mushrooms. Using herby soft cheese as a clever shortcut, this ready in just 30 mins - add leeks to your potatoes for a hearty colcannon mash on the side.
Jamie says: "Always a favourite in the Oliver household, I’ve ramped up the veg in this delicious twist on the classic. Feel free to add kale, spinach, cavolo nero or even frozen peas – it all works!"
Quick, zesty and fresh, this super-healthy vegan spaghetti makes for a super midweek option
There's nothing like a creamy, hearty mac and cheese to tuck into on a cold night and this delicious pasta recipe has the brilliant addition of leftover ham, bringing both texture and flavour
The perfect comforting supper - this classic mac and cheese has been given a delicious twist with added courgette, broccoli, peas and leek. An easy pasta recipe that makes a marvellous midweek meal
Give tinned salmon a new lease of life in this pasta bake, with frozen peas and leeks keeping this dish tasty and affordable
Leeks, dill and a generous amount of lemon zest adds some flavour to this dish
Jamie says: "Mixing a little of the cooking water with the cheese creates a wonderfully creamy sauce in this midweek pasta dish"
Not just for Christmas, sage and onion stuffing makes a great addition to this chunky vegetable soup recipe.