Leeks wrapped in Serrano Ham slices with tomate frito

Makes 6 servings.

Prep Time: 30 min.

Cook Time: 45 min.

Ingredients:

  • 12 leeks (the white part only)
    12 slices serrano ham
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    Salt and ground black pepper
    Tomate Frito (Tomato sauce)

Preparation:

Clean the leek well, removing the outer layers. Wash and drain. Put the leeks in a saucepan with the salt, pepper and oil. Add water to cover and cook about 30 minutes or until tender. Drain well, wrap each leek in a ham slice and place in an oven proof dish. Pour over the tomato sauce and cook in a medium oven for around 15 minutes. Serve very hot.

recipe courtesy of Consorcio del Jamón Serrano Español