Leek - Allium porrum

Nutritional properties

Leeks provide flavour but are also a healthy addition to our diet. They are a good source of vitamin K, manganese, vitamin B6, copper, iron, folate and vitamin C. They are also a good source of vitamin A, dietary fibre, magnesium, vitamin E, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. It has been suggested that eating leeks boosts the immune system and helps maintain gut health.