Tomato Braised Leeks

Recipe by CountryLady
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim root end of leeks& cut off all but 3 inches of the green end.
  • Cut the leeks in half lengthwise; if very large, cut into quarters lengthwise.
  • Rinse well, blot dry with paper towels& set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large oven proof skillet over medium heat.
  • Add bacon& cook for 5 or 6 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients& cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 8 minutes.
  • Remove skillet from the heat.
  • Remove half of the tomato mixture from the skillet.
  • Arrange the leeks side by side in the skillet.
  • Top with the reserved tomato mixture& cover the skillet.
  • Bake in a preheated 350F oven until the leeks are tender, about 30 minutes.
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