Friday, September 25, 2009

Chiocciole with Brussels

This yummy recipe has lots of good for you items and its easy to make!
  • 1/2 Brussel sprouts

  • 2 leeks (white and green parts)

  • 3/4 cabbage (sliced)

  • 3 T EVOO

  • 1 T butter

  • 2/3 cup dry white wine

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 T lemon juice

  • 1 t thyme

  • 3/4 lb pasta

  • Parmesan cheese

Wash and chop leeks and cabbage. Saute those veggies with a little EVOO and a touch of butter. Add wine and simmer all ingredients. When wine is mostly evaporated add water and simmer covered until cabbage is tender (15 minutes). Stir in Brussel sprouts which have been quartered; simmer until tender. Add thyme. Cook pasta, drain and combine all ingredients. Plate and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

You can serve this dish "brothy" or you can cook the broth down.