Linguine With Asparagus and Pine Nuts

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 612 calories
    • Fat 27 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 15 mg
    • Sodium 867 mg
    • Protein 25 g
    • Carbohydrate 70 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 6 mg
    • Calcium 355 mg
  • April 2010

Ingredients

  1. Check 12ounces linguine (3/4 box)
  2. Check 1/4cup olive oil
  3. Check 1/4cup pine nuts
  4. Check 4cloves garlic, sliced
  5. Check 2pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  7. Check 1cup shaved Parmesan (about 3 ounces)

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the pine nuts and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until golden, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the asparagus and cook, tossing occasionally, until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the asparagus mixture to the pasta along with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and toss to combine. Sprinkle with the Parmesan before serving.