MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS PASTA

This Mushroom Asparagus Pasta recipe is the perfect recipe for those days when you just want something simple (but soooo good). It is made with everyday ingredients, vegetarian and quick aka ready in only 20 mins!


Some nights you just want simple. Simple as in this creamy Mushroom Asparagus Pasta recipe !!

This is perfect quick pasta recipe for any weeknight, impromptu drop-ins and for asparagus, mushroom and pasta lovers. This recipe gives you a restaurant quality pasta dish in the comfort of your very own home..

Mushroom Asparagus Pasta Recipe
Mushroom Asparagus Pasta is creamy, healthy and ready in a jiffy.



Ingredients

  • 250 g (8.8 oz) pasta
  • 150 g asparagus, woody stems removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 g (8.8oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 180 ml (0.75 cup) vegetable stock
  • 180 ml (0.75 cup) double cream
  • 100 g (1 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tbsp orange juice (good quality orange juice)
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Handful of chopped coriander (cilantro)

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to packet directions. About 4 mins before the pasta is done add in the asparagus. When the pasta is done, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and sauté the mushrooms for about 10 mins until soft.
  3. Add in the spring onion and garlic and cook for a couple of mins
  4. Reduce the heat to low, add the vegetable stock followed by the cream and mix until well combined, bring to a simmer before adding in the Parmesan cheese and mixing till melted. Stir in the orange juice.
  5. Mix in the pasta and asparagus, season well and switch off the heat.
  6. Top with the coriander before serving

Nutrition Facts
Mushroom Asparagus Pasta
Amount Per Serving (4 servings)
Calories 446Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 480mg14%
Total Carbohydrates 53g18%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A23.2%
Vitamin C7.5%
Calcium6%
Iron11.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS PASTA MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS PASTA Reviewed by maxicode on August 13, 2018 Rating: 5
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