Pasta with pancetta and leek

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Serves: 2



  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 medium leek

  • 125g pancettum

  • 300g pasta shells

  • 1 parmesan shavings to serve (optional)

  • 2 tbsp creme fraiche

  • 250g chestnut mushrooms sliced


  1. Add pasta shells to pot of boiling water and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large pan and add the pancetta. Fry for a few minutes until it's golden brown.
  3. Then add the leeks and mushrooms, add a little salt and pepper. Stir over a high heat for 6-8 minutes until leeks are tender.
  4. Drain the cooked pasta and toss with the mix.
  5. Stir in the the creme fraiche and season.
  6. Add parmesan shavings and serve.

Additional Information

  • Main Course

  • Meat

  • Pasta

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  • 11/05/10 17:30

    Very quick, cheap and tasty!