Greek Leeks and Rice (Prasorizo) traditional simple vegan Greek dish with spinach rice and leaks, fresh herbs, or lemon juice. If you are looking to add more protein you can easily add meat or chickpeas if you want to keep it vegan.

Leeks and Rice (Prasorizo)

Greek leeks and rice is great vegan dish that can be served as a main course or side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: leeks, rice
Servings: 2


  • 1 lb leeks sliced in ½ inch wide slices
  • cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • ½ cup medium grain rice
  • cup boiling water
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Lemon


  • Wash well the leeks since they grow in sandy soil and and slice them.
  • Place a pot with water over medium heat and bring it to boiling. Add the leeks and continue boiling for 3 minutes.
  • Use a large pot over medium heat with olive oil and sauté the leeks for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the rice, stock, the tomato paste, dill and season with salt and pepper, stir well and simmer until rice is cooked. Add water, if necessary.
  • Drizzly on top lemon juice and freshly ground pepper.

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