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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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Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
435
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

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
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 stalk
Leek (about 250 grams)
1 sprig
1
1
Sausage (about 150 grams, casing removed)
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
100 milliliters
dry White wine (or broth)
100 milliliters
For serving
350 grams
Pasta (such as rigatoni or other short tube shapes)
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.