Barilla® Collezione Bucatini

with Red Shrimp & Leeks

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Ingredients 6 Servings


  • 1    box Barilla Collezione Bucatini
  • 5    tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3    cups leeks, diced
  • 1    clove garlic
  • 1    pound Red shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½   cup White wine
  • 2   tablespoons parsley
  • ½  cup Panko bread crumbs
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Heat 1-tablespoon olive oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add leeks and sauté for 5 minutes, set aside.

  • Add 3 tablespoons olive oil to the same pan. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
  • Stir in shrimp, cook on both sides, deglaze with wine, and reduce to half.
  • Cook pasta 2 minutes less than the recommended package cooking time.

  • Drain pasta, reserving about 2 cups of the cooking water. Toss pasta in the pan with the leeks and shrimp.
  • Add parsley and a few ladles of the reserved pasta cooking water. Continue cooking pasta and sauce mixture until sauce has thickened. 

  • Meanwhile, sauté panko with 1-tablespoon olive oil until crispy and slightly brown.

  • Top finished pasta with crispy panko before serving.

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