Leek

 

As a source of prebiotic fibre, leeks not only keep you healthy, they help your gut and mood reach its peak.

What nutrients in leeks boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin C
  • Beta-carotene

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How to Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge

Top tip: Cover your leeks or store in the fridge, away from moisture.

 
Prep
  • Steam
  • Roast
  • Stir Fry

Top tip: Leeks complement cheesy dishes perfectly.

When Are They In Season?

Leeks are in season from September to February.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of leek (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Fried leeks make a crisp, interesting garnish for bowls of Asian noodles or simple risottos.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for ½ cup boiled (75g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of leek (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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