Recipe: Leek and peas pasta

Pasta with aromatic herbs
May 09, 2009

Piccoli porriOk don't laugh... these tiny leaves are my leeks.
Leeks should be harvested in autumn, so I hope that they will grow.

Meanwhile, with stor bought leeks, I create recipes for the future.

Leek and peas pasta

Leek and peas pasta

200g fettuccine pasta
1 leek
100g fresh peas
50g salt pork cheek or bacon
1 clove garlic
200ml single cream
white pepper

Cut the leek into thin slices and mince the garlic. Fry them in oil until tender, then add the bacon cut into small cubes and the peas. Cook over low heat.
Meanwhile cook the fettuccine in boiling salted water, until al dente.
Add the single cream to the peas, cook two minutes stirring, then add the well drained fettuccine.
Serve with white pepper.

Rustic pasta with poppy seedsA similar recipe:

Rustic pasta with poppy seeds

I am entering this in Presto Pasta Nights hosted this week by Family Friends & Food.

Tags: Garlic  Single cream  Pasta  Peas  Leek  
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Author: patsyk (URL)

What a wonderful dish! Thanks for joining in on PPN this week!

Author: Ruth (URL)

I m sure your skinny little leeks will grow up plump and tall by fall. Thanks for sharing this lovely dish with Presto Pasta Nights.

Author: Graziana

Than you both, I m always glad to join PPN!

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