Asparagus Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Asparagus pasta recipe? Learn how to make Asparagus pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dcd015

Makes 5 servings



Pasta with asparagus, mushrooms, and lemon

Recipe Ingredients for Asparagus pasta

12 ounces spaghetti
2 tablespoons butter, divided
1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup shallots (about 4)
1 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 pound asparagus, tough ends trimmed, cut crosswise in thirds
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
3 oz goat cheese

Recipe Directions for Asparagus pasta

  1. Cook spaghetti in large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally. Drain. Transfer pasta to large wide bowl.

  2. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots; sauté 1 minute. Add shiitake mushrooms; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sauté shiitake mixture until soft, about 6 minutes. Add lemon juice; cook 1 minute. Add broth and lemon peel. Bring to boil, then reduce to medium and simmer until liquid is reduced by half, about 6 minutes. Add asparagus to mushroom mixture; simmer until asparagus turns bright green, about 2 minutes. Add chives. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Pour over pasta and add goat cheese - stir until it melts into the sauce.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 398.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
436
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
7.9g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
598mg
25%
Potassium
580mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
58.6g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
18.6g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 20% Iron 30%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
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