Leeks in Olive Oil (#1877)

Serves
Ready
4
1.3
Hours
Prep
Cook
20
Minutes
1
Hours
Categories
Turkish Side
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Leeks
  • 1/3 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Carrots small, halved & sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Rice uncooked
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Lemon juice of half lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups Water

Directions

  1. Trim leeks.
  2. Remove a few of the outer layers. Slice 3/4 inch thick, discard tough green leaves.
  3. Wash well in several changes of water.
  4. In a heavy skillet, heat olive oil.
  5. Stir in leeks and carrots.
  6. Cover and cook very gently for 30 minutes, shaking the skillet occasionally.
  7. Blend in the remaining ingredients in order.
  8. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, checking the liquid.
  9. Add more water if necessary. When fully cooked, it should be very moist but not watery.
  10. Serve cold with lemon juice.
  11. Serve as part of a buffet including other vegetable dishes.
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