Leeks are delicious and quick cooking! They are related to onions and garlic but with a milder and sweeter taste. They are chock full of essential nutrients including manganese, vitamin C, folate, iron and B6.
Lock and Load
- Bake your squash in the oven at 320 degrees for about 2 hours, or until tender and sweet.
- Cut off any tough outer leaves and root of leek, cut in half lengthwise, fan out under running water and clean out any dirt.
- Slice and sauté in olive or avocado oil for a few minutes until tender.
- Add a scoop of brown rice or other grain to the squash, spoon leeks over top and grate Parmesan or rice cheese to melt.