Fettuccine With Asparagus and Shrimp

Recipe by bigbadbrenda
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Drop in the asparagus and cook until tender crisp, about 4 minutes. Remove from water with a slotted spoon and plunge into ice water to stop cooking.
  • Bring water back to a boil and put in the fettuccine and cook until done. Drain but reserve 1/2 cup of cooking liquid.
  • Warm 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet. Add shrimp and garlic, season with salt and pepper and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add asparagus cook until shrimp are opaque and asparagus is warmed, 2 more minutes.
  • Return pasta to pot and toss with half the Parmesan, half the parsley and lemon zest the remaining 2 tbsp of oil and the reserved cooking liquid.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Divide pasta among bowls, top with shrimp and asparagus and sprinkle the remaining cheese and parsley.
  • Enjoy with some French bread.
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