Asparagus Pasta

Asparagus Pasta


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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Asparagus is in season and readily available, which means spring is not far behind. Asparagus Pasta can be served as a main meal or as a side course.

  • 2 Pounds Fresh Asparagus (Washed & Trimmed)
  • 1/3 Cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Shallots
  • 2 Garlic Cloves (Minced)
  • 1 Teaspoon Anchovy Paste
  • 1 Pound Spaghetti
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1/3 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  1. Slice asparagus into 1 inch pieces.
  2. In medium-size pot add water and bring to boil. Add asparagus and cook 3 minutes until tender. Drain.
  3. In small-size bowl combine Dijon mustard, olive oil, shallots, garlic, and anchovy paste.
  4. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain, reserving some pasta water.
  5. In large-size serving bowl mix pasta with asparagus and Dijon mustard mixture. Add some reserved pasta water if you need a bit more moisture. Add kosher salt and pepper.
  6. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.
  7. Serve immediately.
  8. Serves 4
  9. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time:15 Minutes Total Time:30 Minutes
  10. "Work With What You Got!"
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Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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