12.16.2012

Leeks with Rice

Leeks with Rice


IHeartCookingClubsMadhurJaffrey
The lemon juice brings a ray of summer sunshine to this winter staple dish.



Leeks with Rice

Adapted from Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian

Ingredients:

2 pounds leeks, white parts only
1/2 cup Arborio rice
2 Tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
juice of 1 lemon

Method:

Cut the leeks in half, wash thorougly and cut into 1/2-inch slices. In a pot, combine the leeks and 3 cups of water. Bring to the boil and simmer on medium heat for about 15 minutes. Add the rice, oil and another 1/2-cup of water. Stirring occasionally, simmer for another 15 minutes until the rice is tender. Add salt and pepper to taste and stir in the lemon juice just before serving.

4 comments:

Kim said...

The leeks look so pretty mixed in with the rice. This is a beautiful dish!

MM said...

I love lemony rice and pasta dishes. The leeks sound great with the rice and lemon.

TeaLady said...

Rice with Leeks. Perfect. Love leeks.

kitchen flavours said...

This looks good. I have never tried cooking rice with leeks before, something to think about!