In the Kitchen

Confused About Preparing and Cooking Leeks? We’ve Got You

Welcome to Chop Shop, your go-to video source for all the tips and tricks you’ll ever need, straight from the Plated Test Kitchen.

Clean up the way you cook with leeks with our easy prep trick—in our latest Chop Shop. You’ll never shy away from those leeks again!

What you need to do:

1. Remove dark green tops and bottom stems
2. Halve leek lengthwise
3. Cut into quarter-inch half moons
4. Transfer to bowl of cold water
5. Use hands to separate half moons
6. Allow dirt to settle
7. Transfer to paper towel to dry

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