Baked penne with salmon and leeks

Baked penne with salmon and leeks

50 ratings

Mengting, Kitchen Stories


„This dish feeds a crowd. I love to prepare it for family get-togethers.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
250 g
short pasta (e.g. penne)
300 g
salmon
400 g
leeks
200 g
cream cheese
250 ml
vegetable stock
50 g
Gouda cheese (grated)
½
lemon
1 tbsp
horseradish (prepared)
1 pinch
nutmeg
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying and greasing
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 g short pasta (e.g. penne)
  • 300 g salmon
  • 400 g leeks
  • 200 g cream cheese
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 50 g Gouda cheese (grated)
  • ½  lemon
  • 1 tbsp horseradish (prepared)
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil for frying and greasing

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • baking dish
  • citrus juicer (optional)
  • oven
  • sieve
  • 2 large saucepans
  • cooking spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Pinot Gris, semi-dry, 2011
Pinot Gris, a characteristically pleasant wine with fruity acidity, is a perfect match for light cuisine. It is to be enjoyed at 8 – 10°C (46 – 50°F).

Nutrition per serving

Cal
605
Protein
33g
Fat
31g
Carb
91g

Step 1/8

Cook pasta in plenty of salted, boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 5 – 8 min. Make sure that it is not fully cooked through. Drain and set aside.
  • 250 short pasta
  • salt
  • large saucepan
  • sieve

Cook pasta in plenty of salted, boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 5 – 8 min. Make sure that it is not fully cooked through. Drain and set aside.

Step 2/8

Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Dice salmon into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 300 salmon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Dice salmon into bite-sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 3/8

Wash leek and cut into thin slices.
  • 400 leeks
  • cutting board
  • knife

Wash leek and cut into thin slices.

Step 4/8

Sauté leeks in some olive oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. Season with lemon juice and salt and pepper.
  • ½ lemon
  • olive oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • citrus juicer
  • large frying pan

Sauté leeks in some olive oil for approx. 3 – 5 min. Season with lemon juice and salt and pepper.

Step 5/8

Heat up vegetable stock, then stir in cream cheese until dissolved. Season with horseradish, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  • 250 ml vegetable stock
  • 200 cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp horseradish
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large saucepan
  • cooking spoon

Heat up vegetable stock, then stir in cream cheese until dissolved. Season with horseradish, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.

Step 6/8

Add salmon and sautéed leeks to the sauce. Mix carefully.
  • cooking spoon

Add salmon and sautéed leeks to the sauce. Mix carefully.

Step 7/8

Grease baking dish with some olive oil and spread cooked pasta in the bottom. Add sauce and mix until evenly distributed.
  • olive oil for greasing
  • baking dish

Grease baking dish with some olive oil and spread cooked pasta in the bottom. Add sauce and mix until evenly distributed.

Step 8/8

Top with grated Gouda cheese and bake for approx. 30 – 35 min. at 200°C/390°F until golden. Serve with a salad on the side.
  • 50 Gouda cheese
  • baking dish
  • oven

Top with grated Gouda cheese and bake for approx. 30 – 35 min. at 200°C/390°F until golden. Serve with a salad on the side.