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Turkish Leeks & Rice (Pirasa)

Serves 4 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes


• 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 Eden Black Pepper

• 1 cup leftover cooked organic long grain brown or white rice


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, 11g fat (42% calories from fat), 3g protein, 31g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 0mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium