Leek & Lemon Linguine

Leek & Lemon Linguine

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 8

    oz whole wheat linguine

  • 2

    large lemons

  • 1

    med. leek - white & pale green parts only

  • thinly sliced and rinsed well - dry

  • 1

    tblsp olive oil

  • ½

    c. chopped flat leaf parsley - divided

  • 2

    cloves garlic, crushed

  • ¼

    tsp salt; ⅛ pepper

  • ¾

    c. Parmesan - divided

  • ¼

    c. chives snipped

Directions

Cook pasta until tender-Reserve 1 1/2 c. cooking liquid Finely grate 1 tblsp lemon zest And squeeze 1/4 c. lemon juice - set juice aside Heat oil in skillet over med. heat Add leek, lemon zest, 1/2 parsley, garlic, S&P Cook until leek is soft - 6 min. Add pasta, 1c. cooking liquid, lemon juice, half parsley, Cook, stirring constantly, until liquid is absorbed 1min. Add remaining liquid if desired. Remove from heat - Remove garlic Toss pasta w/1/2 Parmesan, 2 tblsp chives - Transfer to serving bowl & sprinkle on remaining Parmesan & chives Serve with lemon wedges


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