Leeks and olives in tomato sauce

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Leeks and olives in tomato sauce

For 4 servings:

4-5 pieces leeks, only the white part
200 g black/calamata olives
5 tablespoons tomato paste
2 bay leaves
salt and pepper, to taste

Wash the leeks  and cut into pieces of approx. 3 cm. Put the leeks in a pan and cover with water. Cook them for 5 minutes  together with the bay leaves.  Add the olives and the tomato paste and stir. When the leeks are done add  salt and pepper.

Serve with bread or boiled potatoes.