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Low Fat Potato and Leek Casserole

 
Low Fat Potato and Leek Casserole
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Simple and perfectly matched flavors that let the potato shine through brightly.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

90

min

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 cups leeks
well scrubbed, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
½ cup carrots
shredded
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and black pepper
to taste
*
1 teaspoon rosemary leaves
powdered, dried
1 cup vegetable stock
2 pounds red skinned potatoes
unpeeled, sliced in thin rounds
¼ cup parsley leaves
fresh, or chives, or mixture, finely chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

In deep skillet, coat leeks and carrots with olive oil.

Cover and simmer over low heat until soft. Remove from heat.

Add seasonings. Mix well.

Layer a well-oiled 2½ to 3-quart casserole dish (with cover) with ⅓ of the potatoes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Then layer with ½ the seasoned vegetables.

Repeat and finish with last ⅓ of potatoes.

Pour broth evenly into casserole.

Cover and bake for 50 minutes covered at 375℉ (190℃).

Uncover and bake for another 10 minutes. You may wish to turn on the broiler to help brown the top.

Garnish with parsley and chives (optional).

Variation:

Substitute carrots with zucchini if desired.

Half of leek can be finely chopped yellow onions.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+7

about 8 years

Nice and light but hearty and filling. Definitely use the broiler to brown the top and when serving we sprinkled a small amount of grated swiss cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 253g (8.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18822% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 25%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 55% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 11% Iron 58%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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