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Title: Prassa Me Domata (Leeks Stewed with Tomatoes)
Categories: Greek Vegetable Vegetarian
Yield: 4 Servings

  Karen Mintzias
2 Bunches leeks
1cCanned tomatoes or tom.juice
1cStock or broth
1 Onion; chopped
1 Celery stalk; chopped
1smBunch parsley; chopped
1pnDried thyme or oregano
3tbButter or oil
  Salt & freshly ground pepper
2tbLemon juice

Cut off the stem ends and green parts of leeks, then wash thoroughly and cut into 1-inch slices. Soak in hot water for 5 to 10 minutes, then drain and discard the water. In a non-aluminum pan, combine with the tomatoes or tomato juice, stock or broth, onion, celery, parsley, thyme or oregano, 3 tablespoons butter or oil, and salt and pepper. Simmer until tender (approximately 20 minutes), adding the lemon juice during the last 5 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

From: "The Food of Greece" by Vilma Liacouras Chantiles, Avenel Books, New York.

Typed for you by Karen Mintzias