Cheesy Leeky Pasta

Comfort food, ideal for winter evenings. Idea for veggies and meat-eaters (delicious with chopped bacon or ham stirred through).

Method

1. Chop the leek
2. Pop the pasta in a pan of boiling water
3. Melt butter in a frying pan and add the flour to create a paste, gradualy add the milk to make a white sauce (takes 5 mins). keep stiring and mash out any lumps with a fork.
4. Add the chopped leek to the white sauce and simmer for 10 mins.
5. Chop/grate cheese and add to leeks/sauce, stir until melted.
6. Drain pasta and add to the leeks & sauce, season with loads of black pepper.
7. Chop and add bacon or ham for the meat-eaters.
8. Loosen your belt, tuck in and promise yourself you'll go to the gym.

Ingredients

Cheese Sauce

Flour 1 Table Spoon
Mature Chedar Cheese 150 Grams
Milk 3 Quarters Of A Pint
Butter Or Margerine 25 Grams

Leeks

Leek 1 Large

Pasta

Dry Pasta 200 Grams

Hints 'n' Tips

Wash leeks after you've chopped them, they're gritty.

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