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Rice and leek pilaf
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Rice and leek pilaf
  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion and add it to the pot.
  • Sauté for 3-4 minutes, until the onion softens.
  • Chop the leeks into 1 cm rounds and add them to the pot.
  • Sauté for 5 minutes, until the leeks wilt a little.
  • Mix every so often with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the rice and sauté for 1 minute. Add the water, bouillon cube, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Lower heat, cover with lid and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, the rice will have absorbed most of the liquid from the pot. Add the lemon juice and mix. Cover with lid again for the last 4-5 minutes of cooking.
  • Check if the rice has softened. Remove pot from heat.
  • Add the dill, mint and spring onions.
  • Mix with a wooden spoon and cover pot for at least 15-20 minutes.
  • If the rice is still not done, cook for another 5 minutes. You may need to add a little more water.
  • Season to taste and serve with fresh aromatics and spring onions.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
11 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
3 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
4 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
10 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
4 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.