Garlic & Leek Ditalini

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces ditalini pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup chopped leek
  • 1 glove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup freshly grated Romano cheese
  • 1 pinch black pepper

Preparation

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat. Sauté leeks and garlic until tender and translucent. Stir in cream, and simmer until thickened. Toss with pasta and cheese until evenly coated and cheese is melted. Season with pepper.