Leeks a La Grecque

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 375
    g leeks, thoroughly washed, outer leaves removed and cut into 2 . 5 centimetre lengths
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 1
    tablespoon white wine
  • 1
    yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3
    tomatoes, skinned and roughly chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon fresh basil, reserve some leaves for garnishing
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove the outer leaves from the leeks, wash thoroughly and cut into 2.5 centimetre (1 inch) lengths.
  • Place in a pan (preferably non-stick) with the remaining ingredients, adding salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
  • Heat gently until the vegetables are simmering and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • If serving warm, place in a serving dish, garnish with basil leaves - and serve.
  • If serving cold, leave to cool in the liquid, then place in a serving dish, garnish with basil leaves - and serve.
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