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Braised Leeks

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Ingredients
  Leeks 2 Pound (1 Kilogram)
  Chopped mint 2 Tablespoon
  Dill 3 Tablespoon, chopped
  Chopped flat leaf parsley 4 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Olive oil 4 Fluid Ounce (125 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Trim the outer tough leaves of the leeks and cut to the point where the green turns a paler colour.
Cut off the bearded root and split lengthways down the centre.
Wash well, removing all the dirt hidden between the layers.
Place the leeks in a baking dish or casserole and sprinkle with the herbs, salt and pepper.
Pour in the olive oil and 250 ml (8 fl oz) boiling water and cover the dish.
Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C (350°F, gas 4) for 35-40 minutes, until tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Leek
Interest: 
Healthy

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