5.18.2014

Pasta with Asparagus and Lemon

Pasta with Asparagus and Lemon

Fast and easy pasta with asparagus.


Pasta with Asparagus and Lemon

Adapted from Spaghetti mit Rucola und Spargel by Chili und Ciabatta

Ingredients:

250 g pasta
4 Tbsp olive oil, divided
500 g asparagus, peeled, cut into quarters and then into bite-sized pieces
juice and zest of 1 lemon
1 garlic clove, minced
salt, pepper, sugar
freshly grated parmesan for serving

Method:

Cook the pasta until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil and fry the asparagus for 5-8 minutes until just tender. Whisk together the remaining oil, juice and zest of lemon, garlic and a dash of salt, pepper and sugar. Add the oil and the drained pasta to the asparagus and toss. Serve with some freshly grated parmesan.

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