Leeks in olive oil
Leeks Side dish Turkish Vegetables Oils
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:39 AM. Recipe ID 26280. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Leeks in olive oil
Categories: Side dish, Turkish, Vegetables, Buffet
Yield: 4 Servings
2 lb Leeks
1/3 c Extra virgin olive oil
2 sm Carrots, halved & slced
2 tb Uncooked rice
1 1/2 ts Sugar
3/4 ts Salt
Juice of half lemon
1 1/2 c Water
Trim leeks. Remove a few of the outer layers. Slice 3/4" thick,
discard tough green leaves. Wash well in several changes of water.
In a heavy skillet, heat olive oil. Stir in leeks & carrots. Cover
& cook very gently for 30 minutes, shaking the skillet occasionally.
Blend in the remaining ingredients in order. Cover & simmer for 30
minutes, checking the liquid. Add more water if necessary. When
fully cooked, it should be very moist but not watery. Serve cold
with lemon juice.
Serve as part of a buffet including other vegetable dishes.
Ayla Esen Algar, "The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking"
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