Pasta in asparagus sauce Recipe

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Pasta in asparagus sauce is a smooth, silky and mild springtime meal.

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Servings: 4 servings


Cost per serving $4.97 view details


  1. Chop the asparagus into bite size pieces, reserve the tips.
  2. Cook the chopped asparagus stalks in a little water in the microwave for 15 minutes on Max or until they are quite soft. Drain.
  3. Transfer stalks into blender and puree until smooth.
  4. Sauté the asparagus tips in butter and garlic for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the asparagus stalks puree, stir.
  6. Stir in cream, season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cook pasta in a lot of salty, boiling water according to manufacturer's instructions. Drain, but keep a little of the cooking water (3-4 tablespoons).
  8. Mix pasta and asparagus sauce thoroughly and serve immediately sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 320g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 645  
Calories from Fat 145 22%
Total Fat 16.56g 21%
Saturated Fat 9.49g 38%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 310mg 13%
Potassium 623mg 18%
Total Carbs 101.08g 27%
Dietary Fiber 6.8g 23%
Sugars 5.97g 4%
Protein 23.25g 37%
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