Our favourite leek recipes

Leeks are a vegetable that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Whether you like them cooked low and slow or charred to caramelised perfection, we've collated a selection of our favourite leek recipes for you.

One-pot leek linguine
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One-pot leek linguine

This colourful Italian dish makes a hero of gorgeously fresh leeks. Combined with linguine, fresh herbs and cream; it’s a mouthwatering seasonal dish that can be ready in under 30 minutes.

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Cook the linguine and thyme for 5 minutes, before adding the leeksand garlic. Simmer for a further 5 minutes, then add the peas. Cook for a further 2 minutes, or until al dente.
  2. Remove from the heat, drain, and then return to the pan. Discard the thyme sprigs. Stir through the Parmesan and cream.
  3. Divide the pasta between 4 bowls and scatter over the parsley and a little freshly ground black pepper. Serve immediately.

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  • Ingredients
  • 400g (13oz) linguine
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 leeks, quartered lengthways and thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 150g frozen peas
  • 50g (2oz) Parmesan, finely grated
  • 150ml single cream
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped