Pasta with ham and leeks recipe

Pasta with ham and leeks recipe from Auntieflo

Category Pasta recipes
ServesFour or 2 greedy
Prep time5-10 mins
Cook time25 mins

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2 ozs butter
1lb. leeks, thinly sliced, and well washed
8ozs pasta, any shape, farfalle, spiral, etc
1/4 pint chicken stock, from a cube is fine
4ozs cooked ham, chopped
1/4 pint, single cream
Pinch of dried chilli flakes
Salt and Pepper

Handy Hint

A mix of oil and butter may be used to cook the leeks. Also more stock and 2tbsp of creme fraiche may be used instead of cream


1. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add leeks and fry gently for 5 minutes
2. Add stock and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, adding chilli flakes to taste.
3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta, according to the instructions. Add ham, cream and seasoning to the leeks.
4. Beware adding too much salt, as some stock cubes and ham, can be salty.
5. Drain the pasta, and add to the leek sauce.
Mix well and serve

gransnetter Reviews

From: Auntieflo on Thu 05-Dec-13 12:23:19 Overall rating: 0.0
This is a quick and tasty supper dish that we always enjoy, and is not expensive