Leeks with Beef in Lemon Sauce
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Turkish
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Serves: 2
By cutting out the beef it becomes a delicious vegetarian dish with plenty of bit still.
  • 2 long leeks, washed and cut into small chunks
  • 2 carrots, sliced round
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 125g cubed beef (optional)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat 2 Tbsp oil
  2. If wanting to add meat, fry till brown
  3. Add leeks and carrots and stir for 3 minutes
  4. Add flour, mix well and stir for 2 minutes
  5. Add water, stir well and bring to boil
  6. Add chickpeas and let simmer 20 minutes with the lid on
  7. In a small bowl mix the egg and lemon juice together
  8. Take a few spoonfuls of the leeks dish liquid and add it to the egg mixture
  9. Mix well and slowly pour this into the leeks dish
  10. Stir continuously for 2 minutes
  11. Check for seasoning, add salt and pepper
Recipe by Seasonal Cook In Turkey at http://seasonalcookinturkey.com/leeks-with-beef-in-tangy-sauce/