Home » Food » By Course » Main Dishes » Leek Alfredo Leek Alfredo February 8, 2024 by Kimberly @ The Daring Gourmet · 6 CommentsAs an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.See my disclosure policy.This Leek Alfredo recipe features fresh leek in a superbly rich and creamy Alfredo sauce. Toss it with some pasta and dinner is ready in just 15 minutes! Be sure to also try our classic Fettuccine Alfredo, inspired by one of Hollywood’s most iconic restaurant! Several years ago we had to run a spontaneous errand and I had 15 minutes to get dinner on the table.
I didn’t have time to thaw any meat or chicken, so that meant it would need to be something meatless. I opened the fridge and perused the shelves and drawers. Nothing was standing out. My eyes finally rested on some leek.
So I grabbed that and put it on the counter. Next I opened the pantry door and scanned the shelves and my eyes stopped at the pasta pasta. Leek with pasta. I could work with that.
Before I had decided on what exactly I was going to do with it, I was chopping and rinsing the leek, heating some butter in a pan, and sauteing the leek. I love the smell of sauteed leek and I allowed the aroma to guide my hands to the other ingredients. Within a few minutes I had a luscious creamy leek sauce for my pasta. And after just 15 minutes dinner was served and everyone at the table loved it, kids included. A sprinkle of freshly grated Asiago or Parmesan cheese added the fi