Oh so easy asparagus alfredo pasta

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(Edited later by Bonnie to add photo...)

This recipe claimed to be fast and easy.......it truly only takes as long as takes to boil the pasta! Dinner on the table in 30 minutes just can't be beat! Here is the link to the original recipe that I found on line, and following is how I now make it!

Ingredients
1 pound asparagus
1 pound fettuccine
4-5 tablespoon butter
1 1/2 cup heavy cream
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving

Directions
1. Snap the tough ends off the asparagus and discard them. Cut the asparagus spears into 1-inch pieces. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the fettuccine and asparagus stems until almost done, about 8 minutes. Add the asparagus tips; cook until it and the pasta are just done, about 4 minutes longer. (Don't worry about the longer cooking time...the addition of the asparagus slows the process)

2. In a large saute pan, heat the butter, cream, salt, pepper, and parmesean cheese till hot and bubbly.

3. Drain the pasta and asparagus. Toss into the sauce. Serve with additional Parmesan.


6 comments:

Pammy said...

Just to agree...this is YUMMY!!!! And oh so easy! I'll try and remember to take a picture soon and post it :-)

Khrista said...

YUM! I LOVE asparagus! Just had Asparagus Hash last night!

Sabba and Nanny said...

Just goes to show, things don't have to be difficult and time-consuming to be delicious. Love this stuff!

Bonnie said...

I can't wait to try this !!

I have to say Mom ... I'm impressed with how quick you got this up ! And I'm going to add the label Foods of the World - Italy to it so it will be included when people search by that label !!!

Bonnie said...

This is on my menu this week !!! Can't wait to try it !!!

Sabba and Nanny said...

We had it last night. It was as delicious in October as it was in March!