My mom asked me for a leek recipe from me because she wanted one for her birthday.
Cavatelli And Leeks
½ pound 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
/3 cup grated Pecorino
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.