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Pasta Sauce with Leeks

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Pasta Sauce with Leeks

Pasta Sauce with Leeks - Uncomplicated, fast and filling - perfect for a weeknight dinner

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Health Score:
6,8 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
435
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Even small quantities of meat are sufficient for a good supply of various B vitamins! With its high mineral content, leek contributes potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium.

Not in the mood for noodles? The leek and sausage sauce also tastes great with boiled potatoes or mashed potatoes.

 

 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie435 kcal(21 %)
Protein17 g(17 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates64 g(43 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6 g(20 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.9 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin5.6 mg(47 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate48 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin2 μg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.4 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C8.3 mg(9 %)
Potassium364 mg(9 %)
Calcium84 mg(8 %)
Magnesium65 mg(22 %)
Iron2.2 mg(15 %)
Iodine3 μg(2 %)
Zinc2 mg(25 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.7 g
Uric acid113 mg
Cholesterol19 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 stalk Leeks
1 sprig rosemary
1 garlic
1 Sausage (about 6 oz., casing removed)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon Tomato paste
3 ounces dry white wine (or broth)
3 ounces Broth
salt
peppers
cayenne pepper
For serving
12 ounces Pasta (such as rigatoni)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
LeekPastaTomato pasteolive oilrosemarygarlic
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Bowl, 1 Teaspoon, 1 shallow Pot (with lid), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Garlic press, 1 Measuring cups

Preparation steps

1.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 1

Halve leek lengthwise, rinse well and drain, then finely chop. 

2.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 2

Rinse rosemary, shake dry, pluck off the needles and finely chop. Peel the garlic clove.

3.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 3

Divide sausage into small pieces in a bowl. Shape into small dumplings with moistened hands.

4.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 4

Heat oil in a shallow pot and sauté sausage meatballs on a low heat until completely brown, for about 5 minutes.

5.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 5

Add leek and rosemary and cook briefly.

6.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 6

Squeeze garlic through a garlic press into mixture. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 1 more minute.

7.
Pasta Sauce with Leeks preparation step 7

Pour in wine and broth, bring to a boil and simmer, covered, over medium heat for 15 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Serve with pasta.

Comments

 
This looks like a real treat for the entire family!