Vegetable Rice with Ham

Vegetable Rice with Ham

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Servings: 4
Calories: 525

Ingredients
 

  • 2 lb leeks
  • 6 oz rice
  • 1 oz butter
  • 3/4 pint meat stock
  • salt and freshly milled white pepper
  • pinch of dried thyme
  • 8 oz lean cooked ham
  • 8 oz tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley to garnish

Instructions

  • Cut off the roots from the leeks and remove any damaged outer leaves and the dark green leaves. Halve thick leeks lengthways, then wash the leeks thoroughly, drain and cut them into slices.
  • Wash the rice in a sieve under cold running water until the water runs clear, then pat
  • dry in a tea-towel.
  • Heat the butter in a large saucepan and fry the rice until transparent, stirring continuously. Add the leek and fry for a few minutes, then pour in the stock.
  • Season with salt and pepper and the thyme, bring to the boil and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes, adding a little hot water as and when necessary.
  • Dice the ham. Peel, chop and deseed the tomatoes. Ten minutes before the end of the cooking time, lightly fold the ham and tomato into the rice. Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.
Calories: 525 kcal
Carbohydrates: 72 g
Protein: 22 g
Fat: 17g
Saturated Fat: 8 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 53 mg
Sodium: 902 mg
Potassium: 860 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 12 g
Vitamin A: 4602 IU
Vitamin C: 38 mg
Calcium: 163 mg
Iron: 6 mg
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