This quick recipe is ideal for those days you are too
busy to fuss. Add a salad and a loaf of crusty bread to round out dinner. After
you assemble all the ingredients on your counter pop open a bottle of Soave
white wine from the Veneto region in Italy to enjoy while you cook. It’s
perfect for this meal.
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Linguine with Artichokes and Leeks
2 medium leeks, white and light green parts only
2 12-ounce jars marinated artichoke hearts in oil
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. lemon juice
3 tsp, kosher salt less will not disturb the flavors
1 tsp, freshly ground black pepper
1 pound linguine
½ cup freshly grated Parmesan
Halve the leeks lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces. Wash well to remove any
Cut the artichokes lengthwise if large.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat, add the leeks, and
cook until soft but not browned, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Remove
the leeks from skillet and set aside.
Increase heat to medium and add the artichokes. Cook about 3 minutes stirring
Return the leeks to skillet and toss to mix. Stir in the lemon juice, salt, and
Cook the linguine according to the package directions, reserving ½ cup of the
Transfer pasta to a large bowl. Add vegetables and toss with half the Parmesan
cheese. Add a little pasta water to moisten if necessary. Sprinkle with the
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