Rating: 3 stars
33 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 4
Sue Li

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Credit: Charles Masters

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the leeks in the butter over medium heat until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Add the ham, beans, and reserved cooking water, season with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper, and cook until the beans are just tender.

  • Toss the pasta with the leek mixture and the lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts

518 calories; fat 15g; saturated fat 7g; cholesterol 41mg; sodium 878mg; protein 22g; carbohydrates 73g; sugars 3g; fiber 6g; iron 4mg; calcium 57mg.
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