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Braised Leeks Nicoise Recipe
|Leeks||12 (Uniform Size)|
|Olive oil/Peanut oil||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped|
|Tomatoes||2 , peeled and cut into sixths|
|Lemon/Thinly sliced and chopped rind||1 , rind finely chopped|
|Fresh lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Soft black olives||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pitted|
|Chopped parsley||1 Tablespoon|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2173 Calories from Fat 805
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 92 g141.8%
Saturated Fat 12.6 g63.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1900.4 mg79.2%
Total Carbohydrates 335 g111.6%
Dietary Fiber 49.2 g196.8%
Sugars 91.3 g
Protein 37 g74.9%
Vitamin A 796.6% Vitamin C 610.3%
Calcium 148.1% Iron 288.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Heat the oil in a heavy skillet and add the leeks.
Cover and cook for exactly 9 minutes over a medium heat.
Add the remaining ingredients except the parsley and cook, uncovered, for another 6 to 8 minutes.
Do not let the mixture become mushy.
Top with chopped parsley.
This is excellent with veal or lamb.
Makes about 8 servings.