Leek & olive pasta


If you’re searching for a delicious and straightforward pasta recipe to add to your meal rotation, you should try this fantastic leek and olive pasta. The flavors of the sweet leeks and salty olives blend to create an irresistible taste that will satisfy your cravings. Not only is this dish simple and quick to prepare, but it’s also perfect for a casual weeknight dinner or a more formal weekend feast.

Video recipe:

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Servings: 3



🌱250 g spaghetti

🌱1 leek

🌱200 g olives (pitted)

🌱50 ml white wine

🌱6 Tbsp olive oil

🌱Salt & pepper to taste

🌱Fresh parsley to serve (or basil)

🌱Nutritional yeast for topping

How to prepare:

  1. Begin by boiling spaghetti according to the package instructions. 
  2. In the meantime, sauté sliced leek in a small amount of olive oil until it becomes caramelized. 
  3. Then, add pitted olives to the pan and season with pepper and a little bit of salt (be careful not to add too much, as olives are already salty). 
  4. Pour in wine and mix until the alcohol has evaporated. 
  5. Add two ladles of pasta water to help form the sauce, and then add the cooked spaghetti to the pan and mix well with the leek and olive mixture. 
  6. Finish the dish by adding freshly chopped parsley and a drizzle of olive oil for a glossy look. 
  7. For an extra boost of flavour, sprinkle some nutritional yeast on top before serving. Enjoy!


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