Beef & Asparagus Pasta Toss

READY IN: 25mins
Top Review by ComputerUp

While this was a good basic recipe, it was missing something and was a bit dry. So at the end, I added in a couple of tablespoons of butter, plus a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, mixed well, and that seemed to do the trick! Everyone loved the dish, even with me making it with multigrain pasta instead of white pasta.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water 10 minutes or until almost tender.
  2. Add asparagus; continue cooking 3 to 4 minutes or until pasta and asparagus are tender.
  3. Drain well.
  4. Meanwhile brown ground beef in large non-stick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is not pink, breaking up into 3/4 inch crumbles.
  5. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon.
  6. Pour off drippings.
  7. Heat oil in same skillet over medium heat until hot.
  8. Add shallots and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Add beef; toss to mix.
  11. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  12. Combine beef mixture with pasta and asparagus in large bowl; toss well.
  13. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.

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