801- Spaghetti With Leeks & Lemon Sauce / سباغيتي بالبصل الأخضر وصلصة الليمون

Jun 2, 2020 | Desserts

Prep time :

20 minutes

Cook time :

15 minutes

Serves :


Complexity :


Ingredients :

500 grams (17.6 oz) Spaghetti Panzani N°5 

5 leeks, cut into slices

750 milliliters (3 cups) heavy cream  

2 tablespoons butter 

250 grams (1 1/2 cups) fresh peas 

Salt and pepper, to taste 

Zest of one lemon 

Juice of half lemon, to taste 

3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 

Red chilli pepper flakes, (optional)

Directions :

1- In a large pot of salted boiling water, add the spaghetti and cook for 10 minutes. Once ready, drain from the water and set aside.

2- In a large pan over medium heat, melt the butter and cook the leeks for 1 minute until they become soft. Add the peas and continue cooking for 5 minutes.

3- Add the heavy cream to the vegetables mixture and cook for another 5 minutes, or until it starts to bubble. 

4- Reduce the heat to low, then add the lemon juice and zest to the sauce. Mix using a spatula until well combined.

5- Pour the leeks and lemon sauce over the spaghetti pasta and gently mix using a spatula until it is completely coated and well combined. 

6- Serve the spaghetti with leeks and lemon sauce in a plate, garnish with grated parmesan, and sprinkle with red chili pepper flakes if desired.  

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