Ham, leek and cheese pasta

This warming recipe is from funky new family cheese brand MU is perfect for those cold and dark night in.

Serves: 4


350 g spiral pasta
15g olive oil
3 leeks, sliced fine
100g frozen peas
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tsp fresh sage, chopped
1 litre chicken stock, warmed
80g thick cut ham, chopped into strips
2 tsp wholegrain mustard
150 ml double cream
90g MU Mature Lighter Cheddar, finely grated

Serves: 4


  1. Heat the olive oil a large pan on the hob
  2. Put the leeks into the pan and cook for 3 minutes
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute
  4. Add the pasta and tumble the leek mix through the pasta
  5. Pour the warmed stock into the pan and cook for approx 13 mins making sure the pasta is still firm to the bite
  6. Add the peas, cream, ham, sage and mustard, and stir through
  7. Finish with the grated Cheddar stirred through and some on top
  8. Serve straight to the table


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