Leek Kalamata Rice

Leek Kalamata Rice

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Switch things up by adding some new ingredients to your traditional rice recipe and have this delicious Leek Kalamata Rice meal for your dinnertime!
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cup leeks — chopped (it is about 1 stalk leek, bottom part split & cleaned, finely sliced)
  • 1-2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 cup peas — it can be frozen
  • ½ cup kalamata olives
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp green onions for garnishing

Instructions

  1. In a medium-sized skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  2. Add leek and stir occasionally. Cook until the leeks are tender and translucent.
  3. Add garlic, peas and kalamata. Cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the rice, salt and pepper. Stir to coat the rice with the leek mixture.
  5. Cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Garnish with green onions before serving. Enjoy!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten-free, lunch, Special Diet, vegan, vegetarian

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 256, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 6g, Sodium: 415mg, Potassium: 242mg, Carbohydrates: 39g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 6g

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