17 ways to sneak more leek into your life

This is one seriously versatile vegetable.

Potato, leek and silverbeet gratin. Photo: William Meppem
The allium family is packed with vegetable heavy-hitters. Such is the star power of onion, garlic, shallots and even chives that the humble leek sometimes gets left out of the conversation. It shouldn't be. Leeks are some of the most versatile and dynamic vegetables around. Want proof? Look no further than these leek recipes, which deftly deploy the allium across pies, soups, braises, and much more.