Quick Asparagus and Lemon Pasta

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring large pot of salted water to a boil.
  • While water boils, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in medium skillet. Saute onion until soft; add garlic and saute additional minute. Remove from heat.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook according to box directions. 2 minutes before cook time is up, reserve 1 cup pasta water, then add asparagus to boiling pot. Continue to cook until pasta is al dente. Drain cooked pasta and asparagus. Return pasta and asparagus to the pot, add 1 tablespoon olive oil, onion and garlic mixture, grated cheese, lemon zest and 1/2 the reserved pasta water. Season with salt and pepper, and stir gently until well mixed. Add additional pasta water as needed for desired consistency.
  • Serve right away with extra cheese on the side.
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