Turkish Leeks in Olive Oil

Turkish Leeks in Olive Oil created by Anonymous

From "The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking". The author suggests serving this dish cold with lemon juice.

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1hr 20mins
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  • Trim leeks and remove a few of the outer layers.
  • Slice 3/4" thick, discard tough green leaves.
  • Wash leeks well in several changes of water.
  • In a heavy skillet, heat olive oil.
  • Stir in leeks and carrots.
  • Cover and cook very gently (low heat) for 30 minutes, shaking the skillet occasionally.
  • Blend in the remaining ingredients in order.
  • Cover and simmer for another 30 minutes, checking the liquid and adding more water, if necessary.
  • When fully cooked, it should be very moist but not watery.
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"From "The Complete Book of Turkish Cooking". The author suggests serving this dish cold with lemon juice."

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  1. Yasemin S.
    what is the turkish name?
  2. Anonymous
    Turkish Leeks in Olive Oil Created by Anonymous
  3. Anonymous
    Turkish Leeks in Olive Oil Created by Anonymous
  4. mctoft
    My boyfriend went crazy over these.
  5. Leah in Bologna
    Really tasty! I like the flavor combination and its a very different way to prepare leeks. A great vegetarian dish.
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