Sour Leeks in Olive Oil

Zeytinyağli Ekşili Pirasa

Preparation info

  • To Serve


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

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  • 500 g/1 lb leeks, trimmed and cut into matchsticks
  • 150 g/


Sweat the leeks in a little water for 2-3 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally. Strain and transfer to a heatproof casserole. Fry the onions in the olive oil for 4-5 minutes. Add the tomato purée and stir for 1 minute. Add the garlic and parsley, sprinkle with salt and sugar, stir and remove from the heat.

Spread the onion mixture over the leeks, add the stock and cover the casserole.