Leeks are herbaceous plants belonging to a family of Allliceae. They are related to scallions, onions and garlics.Generally, are blue-green in color and have slightly sweet tasting. 
       They are native to the Mediterranean region and are found in the markets all year round.
        Leeks are composed primarily of water, about 90%. Also, contain dietary fiber, minerals, nickel, potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium, vitamins A, C, K and B and folic acid. 
        They are excellent dietary food because are low in calories but picked with minerals. 

1 comment:

  1. Nice blog, interesting recipes. Good for you for sharing Macedonian recipes!