Vegan baked cheesy leek pasta

A delicious wintry addition to your midweek meals

Prep | 5 mins

Cook | 20 mins

Serves | 4

Mindfulness Factors | healthy | plant-based | vegan | dairy-free | 20 minute meal

INGREDIENTS

Baked Cheesy Leeks:

2 large leeks, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces

2-3tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2tbsp red wine vinegar

Dried thyme, sprinkle of

Sea salt, sprinkle of

Freshly ground black pepper, to season

30g vegan Parmesan, grated

Pasta:

250g spaghetti

1tbsp olive oil

2 large tbsp vegan cream cheese

2tbsp pasta water

Salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper

METHOD

Preheat your oven to 200C

First make the Baked Cheesy Leeks, add everything but the cheese to a roasting tin and roast for around 20 mins (check for burning after 12 mins).

While the leeks bake, cook the pasta according to instructions (around 10 mins). When the pastas ready, drain and add back to the pan along with 2tbsp pasta water, the olive oil, cream cheese and seasoning. Heat on low until the cheese has melted and is well combined.

Preheat your grill to high

Sieve the leeks then add back to the tin. Sprinkle over with cheese and grill for a few mins until the cheese is nice and crisp.

Add the spaghetti to serving dishes and top with the leeks.

Absolutely Delicious. Enjoy x

Cooks notes: the leeks also make a delicious side to go with your wintry roasts

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Published by misterrands

Mindful living blogger (recipes, lifestyle & travel) based in beautiful rural north yorkshire 🚜 🐮 🐑

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