This such an easy and delicious dish! Whenever people here want to knock up something quick and tasty, Lahanorizo is usually what they decide on. It can be eaten as a main dish or as a midday (or midnight!) snack.
½ medium size tender cabbage
1 cup rice suitable for risotto
1 onion chopped
2 medium carrots chopped
2 leeks chopped
2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
Juice from ½ lemon
100 ml olive oil
Salt and pepper
Chop the cabbage into squares 2cm x 2cm.
In a shallow pan gently fry the onion in the olive oil for 3 minutes.
Add the chopped cabbage, leeks and carrots, stir and continue frying for 3 minutes.
Add the rice and stir.
Add lemon juice, salt, pepper and celery and then 2 cups of water.
Simmer for about 20 minutes until the rice is cooked, stirring once or twice.
Can be served hot or cold.
Eat and Enjoy!