Creamy Pasta with Leeks, Corn & Arugula

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 420.1
  • Total Fat: 24.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.9 mg
  • Sodium: 282.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 11.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Box of Long Pasta(recipe says fettuccine but I used linguine)
    1 tblsp olive oil
    2 leeks (white and light green parts), cut into half moons
    4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced or minced (I just used the pre-chopped kind and it worked)
    1 cup corn kernels(from 1-2 ears, or frozen)
    1/2 cup dry white wine
    3/4 cup heavy cream
    2 cups baby arugula
    1/4 grated pecorino
    salt and pepper-just a dash each when it is called for in the directions


-cook the pasta according to the package directions

-meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
-add the leeks, garlic, dash salt and pepper, and cook stirring occasionally, until tender, 3-4 minutes.
-add the corn and wine and simmer until the corn is tender, 2-3 minutes; stir in the cream
-add the pasta, season to taste with salt and pepper and toss to combine
-fold in the arugula
-sprinkle with pecorino (or parmesan if you prefer that) before serving

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ELINOR_RIGBY.

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  • THIS WAS SOOOO GOOD. I didn't expect it to be so full off flavor, and was shocked out how tastey this was. FOR SURE making again!! - 8/12/11

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