This recipe is not quite more than spaghetti with leek and mascarpone and we've added some bacon to. But this recipe gives quite a flavor explosion in your mouth.
In fact, this recipe is nothing more than spaghetti with leeks and mascarpone (and some bacon). But you will notice it gives a flavor explosion in your mouth. The sweet braised leeks combines delicious with the creamy mascarpone, the salty bacon and spicy garlic. You can use this as a base recipe and vary for example by replacing the bacon with sundried tomatoes (a vegetarian version) or to mix some arugula through the leek cream for a nutty flavor. Although is it necessary to make adjustments for this recipe? For me certainly not, it's just perfect as we speak.
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Spaghetti with leek and mascarpone
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- 1 tablespoon butter
- 4 oz. bacon bits
- 1 clove garlic sliced very thinly
- 1 cup mascarpone
- Parmesan cheese to taste
- Melt the butter in the pan and add the bacon.1 tablespoon butter, 4 oz. bacon bits
- Fry the bacon for 5 minutes until they begin to color.
- Add the leeks and the garlic.3 leeks, 1 clove garlic
- Lower the heat and put the lid on the pan.
- Let it simmer 10 minutes over low heat, so the leeks can get pretty sweet.
- Meanwhile, put a pan of water and cook the spaghetti according to directions until al dente.1 pound spaghetti
- Add the mascarpone to the leek mixture and let it melt slowly.1 cup mascarpone
- Taste and season with salt and pepper.salt and pepper
- Toss the spaghetti on a plate and cover it with the leek mixture.
- Shave the Parmesan cheese on top of your plate and serve immediately.Parmesan cheese