Saturday, February 18, 2006
OLYMPIC FETTUCINE WITH GOLD MEDAL LEEKS AND WINTER WHITE BEANS 'O6 SUPER MIX
FETTUCINE WITH LEEKS AND WHITE BEANS //pasta //olive oil //bunch of leeks, white part and light green part only, sliced thin //can o' cannellini beans, drained //can o tomato sauce, the thin cheap kind (used as a broth) //dried sage //dried thyme //fresh lemon juice //cream or milk - whatever you prefer - use your eyeballs and tastebuds to gauge the amount //parsley for the garnishment of garnage //make pasta. //heat oil, add leeks, S&P, cook till soft, give'r ten mins or so. //later, when you are ready and feel comfortable, and have closure on the leek relationship, move on and add the beans. add beans and all that other junk. bring to a boil and reduce to simmer. cook until thick but soupy. //important: mash about 1/3 of the beans with a fork or potato masher. makes a nice consistency. //apply sauce to pasta. or, if you live in the eastern hemisphere, apply pasta to sauce. //serve with other edibles and other drinkables.