Persian food, Persian Recipes, Aashpazi
 Leek Frittata or Leek Patties Recipe
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LEEK FRITTATA / PATTIES

6 oz (170g) Leek 2 Russet Potatoes 2 Eggs 1/3 Cup Bread Crumbs 2 Garlic Cloves 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil Salt, Dried Mint, Turmeric, Ground Chili Pepper PREPARATIONS: 1- Clean the leeks thoroughly. 2- Chop the leeks. 3- Peel the potatoes skin and dice. DIRECTIONS: 1- Place the diced potatoes in a small pot. 2- Add enough boiling water to cover the potatoes. 3- Sprinkle a pinch of salt dried mint. 4- Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat or until the potatoes are cooked. 5- Transfer the chopped leeks to a pot, add boiling water. Cover the pot and boil for 10 minutes or until they are tender. 6- Using a spoon strainer, transfer the cooked potatoes to a bowl and mash them thoroughly until it resembles a dough. 7- Drain and strain the cooked leeks thoroughly and add to the potatoes. 8- Add turmeric, ground chill pepper, salt and bread crumbs. Add more bread crumbs if necessary. 9- Mash the garlic cloves on top. 10- Add the eggs to the bowl and stir until all the ingredients are well combined. 11- Take a fist full of the mixture and pat to make patties as desired. 12- Fry the patties in vegetable oil.

CALORIES & NUTRITION

LEEK FRITTATA / PATTIES CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES

Leek frittata or patties are a good source of vitamin C. It contains more than 24 percent vitamin C. Leek contains a very high amounts of vitamin K. Leek has shown to be effective in protecting the blood vessel lining from damage. It contains good amounts of antioxidants. Leek can support the cardiovascular system in varies ways. Potatoes used in the leek frittata are an excellent source of vitamin B6. Some believe that potato is one of top ten healthiest foods. Surprised? French fries have given potatoes a bad name but potatoes are in fact very healthy. They contain high amount of vitamins such as vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin B3. If baked and not fried, potatoes can help you loose weight. Potatoes are often compared broccoli. Potatoes are high in antioxidants. They can also help you with your nervous system and brain cell and they can also have similar effect on cardiovascular system as leeks. Leek frittata or leek patty has 122 calories (46 calories from fat) in 3.5 oz or 100 grams of it. 5.1g of fat, 1.1g of saturated fat, 43mg of cholesterol and about 309mg of potassium. It contains about 3.5 percent protein.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122  Calories from fat 46
Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.1g8%
Saturated Fat 1.1g  6%
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 309mg9%
Total Carbohydrates 16.1g5%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g  8% Sugars 2.0g
Protein 3.5g





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