Creamy Asparagus, Herb And Pea Pasta Recipe

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Creamy Asparagus, Herb and Pea Pasta

Wallace Hale

By
@katcat

This comes from cookin light magazine enjoy!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
thin slices pancetta or bacon
1 large
garlic clove, thinly sliced
2/3 c
unsalted chicken stock
1/3 c
1/3-less-fat cream cheese
3 Tbsp
mascarpone cheese
8 oz
wide ribbon pasta
1 1/2 c
(1-in) asparagus pieces
1/2 c
frozen peas
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
1 Tbsp
thinly sliced fresh chives

Directions Step-By-Step

1
place pancetta in a large skillet over medium heat; cook 6 minutes or until pancetta begins to crisp, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 4 minutes. add the cream cheese and mascarpone, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Strain sauce through a fine sieve over a large bowl. discard solids.
2
cook pasta according to package directions; omitting salt and fat. Add asparagus and peas during last 2 minutes. Drain. Add pasta mixture, salt, and black pepper to sauce in bowl; toss well to combine. sprinkle with parsley and chives. serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #pasta