Farfalle Con Asparagi Recipe

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Another favorite recipe from Chef Paolo at the Locanda Rosati in Umbria. A white wine reduction breaks down the vegetable and gives the sauce a creamy texture that clings to the pasta.

The nutritional info does not include the pasta.

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Servings: 4


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  1. Snap off the woody ends of the asparagus and slice the tops into 1/4" rounds.
  2. In a pan large enough to hold the cooked pasta, heat the olive oil, add the onion and cook over medium heat until golden brown.
  3. Add the asparagus and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir, cover, and simmer gently for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove cover and raise heat.
  6. Add wine and cook until it evaporates.
  7. Cover and keep warm.
  8. Cook pasta in approx. 4 qts of salted water. When it is al dente, drain, reserving the hot pasta water.
  9. Add pasta to vegetables.
  10. Add the butter and grated Parmigiano.
  11. Toss well to thoroughly coat the pasta, adding a little pasta water if needed to achieve a smooth blend.
  12. Serve immediately.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 83g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 187  
Calories from Fat 120 64%
Total Fat 13.45g 17%
Saturated Fat 7.41g 30%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 483mg 20%
Potassium 100mg 3%
Total Carbs 3.46g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 1.34g 1%
Protein 10.75g 17%
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