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Braised Leeks Nicoise

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Ingredients
  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
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Wash the leeks well and cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch rounds.
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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