Tomato and Asparagus Carbonara
Adding some rotisserie chicken chunks or canned flaked tuna fish, is great too!
This is a great family quick and easy recipe.
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- 1 Tbsp
- olive oil, extra virgin
- 1 lb
- asparagus, trimmed and cut in 1-inch pieces
- 3 tsp
- minced garlic
- 1 pt
- cherry tomatoes, halve
- 1/2 c
- pecorino romano cheese, finely grated
- 1/2 tsp
- each kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
- 1 large
- 8 oz
- pkg. penne pasta
- 1/4 c
- fresh basil leaves
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add oil to pan to coat.
Add asparagus, sauté 3 1/2 minutes.
Add garlic sauté for another minute.
Add tomatoes; cook for 6 more minutes, or until tomatoes are tender.
Sprinkle each serving with 1 Tablespoon basil.
Great served with a fruity white wine- apple juice for the kids.