Baked Leeks

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From Albania.

Leeks are a versatile, interesting veg. Try this simple but tasty recipe:

Ingredients

1 kg
leeks
100 ml
sunflower oil
1
medium onion
250 gm
minced lamb or beef
250 ml
stock
25 ml
tomato sauce
1
red chili pepper
to taste
salt and FAIRTRADE ground black pepper

Method

Top, tail, peel and chop fine the onion.

Trim and wash the leeks and cut diagonally into thickish slices.

Saute for 3 or 4 minutes and then place in a baking tray.

Saute the onion and mince in the remaining oil, and then add the beef stock, tomato paste, red pepper (chopped), salt and pepper.

Pour the sauce over the leeks and bake in a pre-heated oven at gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F) for 1 hour.

To serve

Serve with your sunday roast.

Variation

Make the stock with 100 ml FAIRTRADE white wine.