Leeks with Dried Fruits in Olive Oil
(Kuru Meyveli Pırasa - Aegean Region)
~200g cleaned leeks, cut in thin slices, washed and drained
1 tbsp rice, rinsed
5-6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3/4 cup water
1 tsp lemon juice
3-4 dried apricots
1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Boil the dried fruits for about 1 minute, drain and cut in thin slices.
Cover and cook the leeks, rice, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and salt in a medium-sized pot until the leeks are soft.
Sprinkle the sliced dried fruits over the leeks. Drizzle with the olive oil. Let it cool down in the pot. Then, place on a serving platter. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Labels: Olive Oil Dishes