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Catholic Recipe: Creamed Leeks with Pimiento

    INGREDIENTS

  • 6 leeks
  • 1 canned pimiento
  • 2 cups Medium White Sauce (see recipe)
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Wales

For a colorful, flavorful dish to serve on St. David's Day on March 1, try either this recipe or a tureen filled with delicious cream of leek soup made with a packaged dry soup mix. St. David is the patron saint of Wales.

DIRECTIONS

Remove roots and tops of leeks, leaving about 6 inches of green stalk; wash and slice. Soak 15 minutes in cold water. Cook 8 minutes in boiling salted water; drain. Chop pimiento; add with leeks to white sauce. Heat over hot water. Makes 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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