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    Croatian Leek Stew ( Poriluk Cuspajz”)

    Croatian Leek Stew ( Poriluk Cuspajz”). Photo by nitko

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    35 mins

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    nitko's Note:

    This recipe is at least 200 years old. My grand-grandmother was preparing leek that way, my, grandmother was preparing that way, my mother was preparing that way, so I am preparing it that way. This is very healthy meal, although it is prepared on pork fat.

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    Serves: 4



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    1. 1
      Wash the leek very thoroughly (there might be some mud between the leaves) and cut them in 1 inch pieces (also the green parts, at least nice looking one).
    2. 2
      Preheat the water and when it boils put the leek in it and leave it boil for one minute.
    3. 3
      During this operation prepare this: put lard in a pot, heat it and brown flour in lard (but not too brown).
    4. 4
      Add grounded paprika and just few drops of cold water to make “zafrig” (a kind of “sauce veloutè”).
    5. 5
      Take out leek with hollow spoon, add sliced potato in small cubes and water you have cooked leek in it.
    6. 6
      Season with salt and pepper and cook until potato is soft (10-20 minutes).
    7. 7
      Serve as a side dish to steaks, sausages, dried smoked ham etc.

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    • on April 07, 2007


      another family home run!

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    Nutritional Facts for Croatian Leek Stew ( Poriluk Cuspajz”)

    Serving Size: 1 (268 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 268.2
    Calories from Fat 94
    Total Fat 10.4 g
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    Cholesterol 20.4 mg
    Sodium 403.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 35.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 7.2 g
    Protein 9.7 g

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