French Fridays: Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette from My Paris Kitchen

Cook the Book Fridays Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette from My Paris Kitchen on eatlivetravelwrite.comThis week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen is a classic bistro dish  – leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette. And by “classic” we mean it really should not be messed with. As in, the bacon is a David addition. His partner, Romain, raised his eyebrows when he first say David preparing this dish and adding bacon to the vinaigrette (which is most definitely not a traditional choice) but it’s so delicious that all was forgiven.

There’s not much to say about this: steam leeks, top with vinaigrette. Serve. Typically this dish is topped with hard boiled eggs, chopped up, but I was serving this with meat so I left them off. (meat + bacon + eggs = a little bit too much protein). And it made a fine side dish though I happen to think that with the egg and a bit of fresh baguette, this would make a fine light lunch on its own too.

Get the recipe for David Lebovitz’s Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette on page 88 My Paris Kitchen.


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4 Responses to French Fridays: Leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette from My Paris Kitchen

  1. MARY H HIRSCH March 1, 2019 at 14:08 #

    Liked this leek recipe also. No complaints except I thought two hard-boiled eggs were a bit much. Only used one. This is one of my most favorite of David’s veggie recipes.

  2. cheznana March 2, 2019 at 09:47 #

    Looks great Mardi, I like the way you served it.

  3. Shirley @ EverOpenSauce March 4, 2019 at 09:10 #

    The best parts of leeks with bacon-mustard vinaigrette is definitely the leeks. I like how you cut the leeks in halves and display the insides. I wish I’ve thought of doing that!

  4. Betsy March 6, 2019 at 08:41 #

    Tasty indeed! Yours looks quite fresh. I think I overcooked my leeks a tad.

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