Potato and Leek Pasta Filling

This is one of the three filling options for our 'Filled Pasta Three Ways' recipe.

Categories: Pasta

Serves: Dough plus 1 filling serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium waxy potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 50g parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Method

  1. Heat the Filippo Berio Mild & Light Olive Oil in a large frying pan, add the leeks and potatoes and fry on a low heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Cover with salted, boiling water, bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes until the potato is tender. Strain the pan, keeping the water.
  3. Mash the potato and leek, stir in the parmesan and season. Add the egg and mix until smooth, add a tbsp of saved water if needed.

Cook with:

Mild & Light In Colour Olive Oil

This Olive Oil is a healthy substitute for other cooking oils. With its high smoke point it is the ideal choice for frying, stir-frying and baking. The light bouquet allows the natural flavour of food to come through.

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