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Barilla®Thick Spaghetti

with Sausage & Leeks

  • Prep
  • Cook


Ingredients for 8 people       

  • 1 box BARILLA Thick Spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound Italian sausage mild with no fennel
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 4 Leeks medium size diced
  • To taste sea salt To taste black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley packed


  1. 1
    SKIN and crumble the sausage, and COOK with olive oil over high heat until brown

  2. 2
    DEGLAZE with wine and reduce well
  3. 3
    ADD leeks, lower the heat and COOK for five minutes

  4. 4
    MEANWHILE, COOK pasta according to package directions, but DRAIN three minutes prior to the end time

  5. 5
    Reserve some cooking liquid

  6. 6
    ADD pasta to the sauce, add cooking water and toss over high heat until pasta is cooked and sauce thickens

  7. 7
    REMOVE from fire and stir in butter, cheese and parsley before serving

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