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Spicy Cavatelli With Zucchini And Leeks

I think I found this on Bon Appetit’s site last week.

It’s simplicity and taste made it to my ‘Will Make Again’ list

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Ingredients

SERVINGS: 4 

  • 1.5 pounds cavatelli
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 large leek, white and pale-green parts only, chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large zucchini, grated
  • 1  cup grated Pecorino

Preparation

  • Cook cavatelli; drain, reserving ¾ cup pasta cooking liquid.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add leek and red pepper flakes; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Toss in pasta and reserved pasta cooking liquid; cook until sauce coats pasta, about 2 minutes. Toss in Pecorino.
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