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Pasta with Sausage, Leeks, and Lettuce

Recipe photo courtesy of Con Poulos

Lettuce isn't for your salads. Bibb or Boston lettuce works best in this dish -- they won't overpower the delicate taste of the leeks.

Source: Everyday Food, May 2011
Total Time Prep Servings



Cook's Notes

Waste not: Pair tonight's dinner with the same white wine you use in the recipe. Transform any leftover lettuce you have on hand into a dinner ingredient in this dish.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • melkolbsy
    29 APR, 2015
    this was really good, the lettuce is a bit of an odd addition but i think the crispness adds a nice touch - next time i would add lettuce as people desired to each bowl instead of tossing all the pasta with it - it wilted for reheating and hubby didnt much like the lettuce part.
  • MS112606495
    21 DEC, 2013
    This dish was very good, I just wish we could have tasted the leeks more. The sausage flavor seemed to overpower them. Of course that may just have been the type of sausage I used. I'll try a different brand next time. Even so, everyone in my house enjoyed the meal.
  • barefootmamma
    6 SEP, 2011
    This is one of our family favorites! Easy to put together, great with ramps in place of the leeks as well.
  • MS112628996
    28 JUN, 2011
    Made this when it appeared in the May '11 Everyday Food. Sounds like a weird combination with lettuce as a prime ingredient, but you don't get it til you try it. This ranks as one of my favorite [and easiest!] pasta dishes!

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