Linguine With Asparagus and Pine Nuts

Linguine With Asparagus and Pine Nuts
  Romulo Yanes
five_whole_stars
Click a Star to Rate This Recipe
preparation
25
minutes
cooking
25
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

12
ounces
linguine (3/4 box)
1/4
cup
olive oil
1/4
cup
pine nuts
4
cloves
garlic, sliced
2
pounds
asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
kosher salt and black pepper
1
cup
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.
Sara Quessenberry
April 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 612
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

What did you think about this recipe?

View Earlier Comments