Linguine With Asparagus and Pine Nuts
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
- 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.
- 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.
- Per Serving
- Calories 612
- Fat 27g
- Sat Fat 6g
- Cholesterol 15mg
- Sodium 867mg
- Protein 25g
- Carbohydrate 70g
- Sugar 6g
- Fiber 6g
- Iron 6mg
- Calcium 355mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Instead of peeling and slicing the garlic, simply smash the unpeeled cloves with the blade of a heavy knife, discard the skins, and cook the crushed cloves. You’ll still get plenty of flavor.