Pasta With Peas & Leeks

Pasta With Peas


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This is a nice dish to make on a busy weeknight.

  • 12 Ounces Bowtie Pasta Or Pasta Of Your Choice
  • 8 Ounces Fresh Shelled Peas Or 2 Cups Frozen Peas Thawed
  • 1 Medium Leek
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 4 Ounces Soft Goat Cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Two minutes before pasta is al dente, add peas to the boiling water. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water before draining.
  2. Trim, halve, and thinly slice the leek. Thoroughly rinse to get rid of any grit.
  3. In large-size skillet, heat olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add leek and season with kosher salt and pepper. Cook 8 minutes until golden. Stir often.
  4. Drain pasta and peas. Toss with leek and reserved cooking water.
  5. Serves 4
  6. Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Total Time: 40 Minutes
  7. "Work With What You Got!"
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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