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  • Serves: 4 servings

Pasta with Leeks And Greens

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Category: Main Dish, Low Fat, Pasta, Vegetarian, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Extra Virgin Olive Oil; To 4
  • -Tbsp
  • 3 Leeks; *Note
  • 3 Cloves Garlic; Peel, Mince
  • 2 lb Mixed Greens; **Note
  • 1 lb Pasta
  • Salt And Pepper; To Taste
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese; To
  • -Taste


Regular-size kale and collards are too tough for this recipe.

*NOTE: white and light green part, washed and thinly sliced

**NOTE: such as chard, Arugula, spinach, or beet greens, washed, stemmed,
and coarsely chopped

In a large skillet or stockpot, heat 3 Tbsp of the oil over med heat. Add
leeks and saute until very soft, about 10 min. Add minced garlic and saute
for 1 more min. Do not brown the garlic.

Add chopped greens and continue cooking for 5 - 8 min, until greens are
soft and tender. Set aside.

Cook pasta with salt according to package instructions (or make your own
fresh). Drain and toss with greens. Moisten mixture with the additional
tablespoon of olive oil (or substitute stock). Season to taste with salt,
pepper, and Parmesan cheese if desired.

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