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Sauteed Shells & Asparagus Recipe

Looking for an easy Sauteed Shells & Asparagus recipe? Learn how to make Sauteed Shells & Asparagus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lin2005

Makes 2 servings



Fresh, easy, stove-top dish for asparagus lovers. Pine nuts are expensive -- look for bulk nuts at health food store and buy very small quantity. Often stored under refrigeration, so you need to ask for them.

Recipe Ingredients for Sauteed Shells & Asparagus

2 oz. dried pasta, seashells
2 cups asparagus, fresh
2 tsp olive oil
2 tbsp pine nuts
1 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Sauteed Shells & Asparagus

Cook pasta as directed, reserving 2 Tbsp. pasta water before draining. Trim asparagus by snapping off woody ends, then slice into diagonal pieces about 2 inches long. Saute asparagus pieces, garlic, and pine nuts in olive oil approx. 2-3 minutes, until crisp-tender. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice, reserved pasta water and cooked pasta. Top with Parmesan cheese.
Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Saute, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 190.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
232
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.6g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
378mg
16%
Potassium
398mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
23.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
9.4g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 10% Iron 24%
* 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 iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
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