Creamy leek and cheese pasta

Based on 6 ratings

Julia

Community Member

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
250 g spaghetti
1 stalk leek
2 cloves garlic
½ onion
60 g cream cheese
800 ml vegetable broth
20 g pine nuts
30 g Parmesan cheese
2 tsp butter (for frying)
2 tsp olive oil (for frying)
salt
pepper

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot
  • frying pan
  • grater
  • Step 1/8

    Wash and finely chop leeks.
    • 1 stalk leek
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Wash and finely chop leeks.

  • Step 2/8

    Peel and finely chop garlic.
    • 2 cloves garlic

    Peel and finely chop garlic.

  • Step 3/8

    Peel and finely chop onion.
    • ½ onion

    Peel and finely chop onion.

  • Step 4/8

    Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot. Add leeks, onion and garlic and sauté until translucent. Season with salt and pepper.
    • 2 tsp butter (for frying)
    • 2 tsp olive oil (for frying)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • pot

    Heat butter and olive oil in a large pot. Add leeks, onion and garlic and sauté until translucent. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 5/8

    Add spaghetti, cream cheese and vegetable broth and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer the pasta for approx. 12 min., stirring occasionally, until al dente.
    • 250 g spaghetti
    • 60 g cream cheese
    • 800 ml vegetable broth

    Add spaghetti, cream cheese and vegetable broth and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer the pasta for approx. 12 min., stirring occasionally, until al dente.

  • Step 6/8

    In the meantime, toast pine nuts in a pan without oil until they turn golden brown. Grate Parmesan cheese.
    • 20 g pine nuts
    • 30 g Parmesan cheese
    • frying pan
    • grater

    In the meantime, toast pine nuts in a pan without oil until they turn golden brown. Grate Parmesan cheese.

  • Step 7/8

    Take the pot off the heat, add half of the grated Parmesan cheese and stir it into the pasta.

    Take the pot off the heat, add half of the grated Parmesan cheese and stir it into the pasta.

  • Step 8/8

    Serve pasta with toasted pine nuts and remaining Parmesan cheese. Season with some more pepper and enjoy!

    Serve pasta with toasted pine nuts and remaining Parmesan cheese. Season with some more pepper and enjoy!

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