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Scientific name: Allium porrum

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Leek contains 61 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mugwort pollen Leek can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Leek is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 30 days


Can leek be frozen? Yes
Preparation Blanch
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 61 kcal / 255 kj
Fat 0,3 g
Saturated fat 0,04 g
Carbohydrates 14,2 g
Sugars 3,9 g
Protein 1,5 g
Salt 0,02 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Leek has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a low amount of sugars. Leek contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k


Leek contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities mugwort pollen
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l leek in grams 380 g
1 dl leek in grams 38 g
1 cl leek in grams 3,8 g
1 ml leek in grams 0,38 g
1 tbsp leek in grams 5,7 g
1 tsp leek in grams 1,9 g
1 krm leek in grams 0,38 g
1 kg leek in liters 2,63 liters
1 hg leek in dl 2,63 dl
1 g leek in ml 2,63 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 1,02 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of leek you need to run about 1,02 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 2,18 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of leek you need to ride a bike about 2,18 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 18 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of leek you need to swim for 18 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 37 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of leek you need to workout for 37 minutes at a decent intensity.