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Creamy Leeks on Toast [vegan] © The Flexitarian

Creamy Leeks on Toast [vegan]

I love these vegan creamy leeks on toast. This is the ultimate comfort food for a grey and rainy day. This dish has quickly become a big family favourite.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Sandwiches & Wraps
Cuisine English
Servings 4 people
Calories 387 kcal

Equipment

  • Frying pan
  • bowl
  • Blender

Ingredients
 
 

  • olive oil
  • 30 g shallots
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 350 g leeks
  • 1 tsp vegetable stock powder
  • 125 ml white wine
  • 2 tsp dry thyme

FOR THE CASHEW CREAM:

  • 150 g cashews
  • 150 ml water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • salt & pepper

TO SERVE:

  • 4 slices of your favourite bread
  • fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Soak the cashews for 2hrs or overnight. When done, drain and set aside.
  • Chop leeks very finely. Wash and set aside.
  • Heat some olive oil in a large frying pan. Add finely chopped shallots and crushed garlic. Fry gently until soft.
  • Add finely chopped leeks, vegetable stock powder, white wine and thyme. Cook covered under medium heat for 10 mins.
  • Carry on cooking covered for another 10 mins or so until the leeks are cooked. Stir from time to time and add some water if the leeks get too dry.
  • In the meantime, make the cashew cream. In a blender bowl, add together drained cashews, water, lemon juice, wholegrain mustard and nutritional yeast. Blend until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • When the leeks are cooked, add the cashew cream to the pan and mix altogether. Season taste.
  • Serve the leeks on toasted bread. Eat straight away, topped with fresh parsley.

Nutrition

Serving: 250gCalories: 387kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 13gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 333mgPotassium: 591mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 1461IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 115mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Leek, toast
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