Leek recipe - sweet leek carbonara on a plate

Leeks often get slightly overlooked and used as the base ingredient in soups and stews, but as this fab range of recipes goes to show, leeks are for life – not just leek and potato soup! They’re at their best from autumn through to spring, so what are you waiting for?

This veggie twist on a classic carbonara champions incredibly sweet leeks, thyme and plenty of cracked black pepper. Taking the time to slow-cook the leeks adds amazing depth of flavour here and is so worth it.


A lovely leeky take on the iconic Quiche Lorraine. So easy and so totally tasty, you’ve got to give this a go.


Leeks and cheese is always an awesome combination, as this deliciously indulgent recipe goes to show. You’re welcome.


Easy, elegant, and light on the washing-up – what’s not to love? These fabulous fish parcels are perfect for prepping ahead the day before, so all you need to do is pop them in the oven. Result!


Leeks make a fab addition to this lovely veggie lasagne. With a sumptuously rich sauce, this recipe takes a teatime staple to the next level.


No need to wait until Sunday for a roast – chicken with pancetta and leeks is a brilliant idea any day of the week!


We couldn’t leave it out, could we?! Satisfying, delicious and nutritious; this is simple cooking at its absolute best.

Hungry for more? We’ve got loads more lovely leek recipes here.