Creamy asparagus pasta

Creamy asparagus pasta


This creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta is perfect for those nights when you dont have lots of time to spend in the kitchen.

The ingredient of Creamy asparagus pasta

  1. 375g dried pappardelle pasta
  2. 2 bunches (about 480g) asparagus, ends trimmed
  3. 20g (1 tablespoon) butter
  4. 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  5. 300g button mushrooms, thickly sliced
  6. 6 green shallots, trimmed, finely chopped
  7. 125ml (1/2 cup) thickened cream
  8. Salt & freshly ground black pepper

The instruction how to make Creamy asparagus pasta

  1. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, place the asparagus in a large saucepan of salted boiling water. Cook over medium heat, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Drain and cut into 2cm lengths.
  3. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until foaming. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds or until aromatic. Add mushrooms and green shallots, and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until mushrooms soften slightly. Add cream and asparagus, and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until cream thickens slightly. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Drain the pasta and return it to the pan. Add the asparagus sauce and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.

Nutritions of Creamy asparagus pasta

calories: 363.28 calories
calories: 18 grams fat
calories: 11 grams saturated fat
calories: 36 grams carbohydrates
calories: 3 grams sugar
calories: 13 grams protein
calories: 44 milligrams cholesterol
calories: 238.96 milligrams sodium
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