Shrimp, Leek & Spinach Pasta

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 leeks (white and light green parts only), cut into half-
3/4 cup heavy cream
10 ounces baby spinach (about 12 cups)

Preparation

1
Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain and return it to the pot.
2
Meanwhile, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
3
Add the leeks, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the leeks have softened, 3 to 5 minutes.
4
Add the shrimp and lemon zest and cook, tossing frequently, until the shrimp is opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes more.
5
Add the cream and ½ teaspoon salt to the pasta in the pot and cook over medium heat, stirring, until slightly thickened, 1 to 2 minutes.
6
Add the shrimp mixture and the spinach and toss to combine.

 



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Delicious flavors come together in the pasta dish.

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Monday, April 25, 2011 - 3:18pm

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