Creamy Leek Pasta

Creamy Leek Pasta

Sarah Kaminski
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

What You’ll Need:

  • 1/2 pound baby spinach
  • 2 c brown rice or quinoa pasta
  • 1 leek rinsed & sliced in rounds or 1 bunch of green onions—green & white parts!
  • 1 ½ c frozen sweet peas
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 4 ounce log soft goat cheese
  • ¾ c warm filtered water

Instructions
 

  • Place spinach in a large colander, rinse and set aside in the sink.
  • Then, heat a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, and cook pasta according to package instructions. (Use a pot bigger than you think you need…you’ll need that hot water!)
  • While pasta cooks, saute leeks & peas with coconut oil, salt & pepper over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes, or until peas are thawed & leeks are tender.
  • Drain cooked pasta SLOWLY over spinach to flash steam.
  • Transfer peas & leeks to pasta pot. Add cheese & warm water & stir constantly until cheese has melted & created a creamy sauce.
  • Toss cooked pasta & spinach with the goodness in the pot.
  • Share with a friend!
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