Penne with Leeks and Goat Cheese

Penne with Leeks and Goat Cheese
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:30 Total Time


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  • 1 lb
    (450 g)


  • butter as needed

  • 4 oz
    (115 g)

    parma ham

  • 250 g

    leeks rounds

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    lemon juice

  • fresh basil as needed

  • 11 oz
    (330 g)

    goat cheese

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    15% old-fashioned cream

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Boil well-salted water in a deep pot. Add penne and cook 8 to 10 minutes.

Melt butter in a pan, brown the Parma ham, diced first. Add leeks and brown gently 3 to 4 minutes.

Add lemon juice, chopped basil, salt and pepper. Stir in crumbled goat cheese and the cream. Mix and cook 3 to 4 minutes, to desired consistency.

Drain pasta and sauté in the sauce. Serve.

Source: Metro

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