ADVERTISEMENT

Pasta with Grilled Leeks, Onions and Mushrooms

Pasta with Grilled Leeks, Onions and Mushrooms
COOK TIME
26 min
YIELDS
6 servings

A simple vegetarian pasta dish filled with fall vegetables.

ADVERTISEMENT

Ingredients

6
baby leek, or the whites, of 3 large leeks
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1
portabello mushroom, stem removed
1
bottle small vidalia onion, quartered
1
bunch fresh basil
4
Tbsp olive oil
2
cloves garlic, chopped
½
cup dry white wine
2
sprig fresh thyme, chopped
5
plum tomato, seeded, and, chopped, with juice
¼
cup thirty-five percent cream
freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 16
oz package of pasta
ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

Step 1

Wash leeks well. Trim and cut in half lengthwise.

Step 2

Season with salt and pepper. Combine mushroom, onion and leeks in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and add the chopped basil.

Step 3

Toss in a bowl. Grill slowly for about 10 minutes so outside is soft and middle is tender.

Step 4

Chop vegetables in smaller pieces and set aside.

Step 5

In a large skillet, sauté garlic about 1 minute in the rest of oil until soft.

Step 6

Add wine, thyme and tomatoes and simmer for about 8 minutes until slightly thickened.

Step 7

Add cream and grilled vegetables and simmer covered for about 7 minutes or until thickened.

Step 8

Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Step 9

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until tender.

Step 10

Drain and toss with sauce. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Rate Recipe

My rating for Pasta with Grilled Leeks, Onions and Mushrooms
ADVERTISEMENT