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Buttered Leeks

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  1. 8 medium leeks, white and tender green, thinly sliced crosswise
  2. Kosher salt
  3. Freshley ground pepper
  4. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  1. Rinse the sliced leeks thoroughly. In a saucepan of boiling salted water, cook the leeks until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well. Spread the leeks in a baking dish, season with salt and pepper and dot with the butter. Cover and keep warm until ready to serve.