Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes
Turkish Leeks (Pirasa)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chopped leeks, about 1/3 to 1/2 inch rounds
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 3 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice, plus more for garnish when done
  • 1/4 tsp Eden Sea Salt
  • 1 pinch finely ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cooked organic long grain brown or white rice

Directions

Heat oil in a heavy pot. Add onions and saute for 4 to 5 minutes. Add carrots and saute 3 to 5 minutes. Add the leeks and saute 5 minutes. Add the water, lemon juice and sea salt. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until the vegetables are tender.

Remove the cover, add the cooked rice and mix in with the vegetables. Season with more lemon, salt, and pepper if desired. Cook another 3 to 4 minutes. Remove, place in a serving bowl and allow to come to room temperature. Drizzle with more olive oil, sea salt and lemon if desired just before serving.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 229 calories, 11 gram fat (42% calories from fat), 3 gram protein, 31 gram carbohydrate, 4 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 133 milligram sodium

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