Shredded Leek Topping

Cashew Sue's Pick
Meet the most wanted topping in town, our Shredded Leek Topping. It's so easy to rustle up; you'll be tossing it together in no time. This flavour-packed treat is a game-changer, whether you sprinkle it on a fresh salad, baked potatoes, crumbed tofu, or your favourite pasta dish. Say adios to bland meals and howdy to tastiness. This little dish is perfect for quick, tasty, and creative cooking escapades and is one recipe you'll keep coming back to time and time again.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Tasty Addition
Cuisine Canadian
Makes 4 X 1/4 CUP
Calories 93 kcal
Ingredients
  
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil + ¼ tsp for oiling the air fryer
  • 4 cups shredded leek chips (about 1 large leek)
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice (about ½ small lemon)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp Spike all-purpose seasoning or Old Bay seasoning
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
Instructions
 
  • Preheat air fryer to 380˚F and spray air fryer basket with ¼ tsp grapeseed oil.
    1 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • In a medium bowl, add 4 cups leek chips, 1 tbsp grapeseed oil, ½ tbsp lemon juice, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp Spike seasoning, 1 tbsp nutritional yeast and freshly ground black pepper.
    1 tbsp grapeseed oil, 4 cups shredded leek chips, ½ tbsp lemon juice, ½ tsp salt, ½ tsp Spike all-purpose seasoning or Old Bay seasoning, freshly ground black pepper, 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Place prepared leeks in the air fryer basket. Cook until leeks chips start to brown (about 10 minutes). Turn at the 5-minute mark.
  • Remove and serve immediately.
Breakout Trick
To prepare shredded leek, you can use a food processor slicer blade with a minimal space, which produces very thin shreds. Alternatively, you can slice the leeks very thinly.
If you do not have an air fryer, you can roast these in the oven at 400°F for 20 minutes, turning at the halfway point.
Nutrition
Calories: 93kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 389mgPotassium: 200mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1484IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Gluten-Free, Has Iron, Has Vitamin C, High Vitamin A, Nut-Free, Peanut-Free, Soy-Free
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About the Author Linda Purcell

I am Linda Purcell the author of Veggie OUTLAWS – most wanted vegan recipes. I have been vegetarian for the past 12 years, a transitional vegan for the last few years, and am now committed to eating only plant-based foods. I moved towards eating more plant-based foods because I care about the health of my family. I have compassion for animals. And I know a vegan lifestyle is better for the planet.

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