Baked Pasta with Asparagus (Pasta al Forno con Asparagi)

Recipe by TishT
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash Asparagus.
  • Remove any tough stalks and cut into short lengths.
  • You may want to split the length in half.
  • Melt about 3 tbs of butter in pan and cook the asparagus over a low heat for about 20 min.
  • Every so often, add a little chicken stock to keep it moist.
  • When the asparagus is done, season to taste.
  • While the asparagus is cooking, process the ricotta cheese with the oil.
  • Cook the pasta for half the time stated on the package.
  • Drain and immediately toss in the remaining butter and half the Parmesan.
  • Butter a deep oven dish.
  • Make a thin layer of pasta, then one of asparagus, then one of pasta again and then one of ricotta.
  • Repeat, finishing with the layer of pasta.
  • Beat together the eggs and the remaining cheese and pour over the top.
  • Sprinkle with black pepper.
  • Bake in a medium oven, 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
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