Mashed Potatoes with Sauteed Leeks

(Asparagus to Zucchini)

 

1 lb. new  potatoes, peeled, cut in half

2 T butter      

5 medium leeks, sliced (white & light green parts)

Salt and pepper

C milk

 

 

 

 

Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender. 

 

Meanwhile, melt butter in heavy, medium skillet over medium-low heat.  Add leeks and cook, stirring frequently until tender and beginning to color, 8-10 minutes. 

 

Drain potatoes and return to pot.  Mash.  Mix in milk.  Stir in leek mixture.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  Two servings.