YepRecipes
YepRecipes

 






Register



 or register

to access more great features.





Leek and Bacon Pappardelle

Leek and Bacon Pappardelle
A creamy leek pasta dish with bacon and Parmesan cheese.

Rating: 5.00/5
Votes: 14
Views: 320
Date Added: 11/03/2017
Added By: rosbough


Ingredients

Servings: 6

4 slices thick cut bacon, diced
3 leeks
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb Pappardelle pasta
1 cup half & half
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan
salt & pepper


Directions

Total Time: 30 minutes

1. In a dutch oven or large pan cook the bacon over medium heat until crispy, around 7 minutes. Place cooked bacon on a paper towel and discard all but 2 TBSP of bacon fat from the pan.

2. Begin cooking your pasta making sure to reserve 1 cup of the pasta water before draining.

3. Rinse the leeks and using only the white and light green parts, cut in half lengthwise and then into slices.

4. Cook the leeks in the pan with the bacon fat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until slightly browned, about 10 minutes.

5. Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

6. Pour in the half & half, broth and 1/4 tsp black pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 7 minutes or until thick.

7. Take off the heat and add the cooked pasta. Add the cooked bacon into the pan along with the Parmesan cheese. Toss to combine adding as much of the reserved pasta water to your liking. Add salt and pepper to taste.

More Recipes You Might Like

Moroccan Lemon and Olive Chicken
Moroccan Lemon and Olive Chicken
Pizza Margherita
Pizza Margherita
Gyspy Chicken Schnitzel
Gyspy Chicken Schnitzel
Quick & Tasty Ground Beef Tacos
Quick & Tasty Ground Beef Tacos


Comments (0)


Be The First To Comment On This Recipe