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Leeks a la Grecque

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Category: Vegetables, Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Leeks; white And pale green
  • -parts only, Cut into 7-inch
  • -lengths
  • 2 c Water
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 3 Fresh marjoram Or 1 teaspoon
  • -dried
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 3 tb Red wine vinegar
  • 3 Fresh oregano Or 1/2
  • -teaspoon dried
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 c Diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 c Calamata olives; pitted and
  • -halved
  • 1/4 lb Feta cheese; to 1/2 lb,
  • -Crumbled
  • Minced fresh marjoram And
  • -oregano to taste


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Make 2 lengthwise slits in leek and rinse it
in a bowl of water. Arrange leeks in a gratin pan. In a sauce pan combine
water, olive oil, marjoram, cinnamon, red wine vinegar, oregano and salt to
taste. Bring liquid to a boil and simmer 10 minutes. Pour liquid over leeks
to just cover. Arrange a piece of foil over dish and bake 35 minutes, or
until tender. Transfer leeks to a serving plate. Reduce cooking liquid to
1/2 cup and strain over leeks. Chill, covered, 2 hours or overnight. Before
serving, garnish with tomatoes, olives, cheese and fresh herbs. Recommended
Drink: Ouzo Yield 4 servings TASTE SHOW #TS4852

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