FETTUCCINE WITH ASPARAGUS AND PEAS

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This dish is a quick and healthy meal for those busy workdays and it's all done on the stovetop.
Recipe & photo: tasteofhome.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    uncooked fettuccine
  • 2 medium
    leeks, white portion only, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 c
    part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    plus 6 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lemon peel

How to Make FETTUCCINE WITH ASPARAGUS AND PEAS

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute leeks in oil for 1 minute. Add asparagus and garlic; saute until asparagus is crisp-tender. Stir in the peas, salt and pepper.
  2. Drain fettuccine, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Place ricotta cheese in a small bowl; whisk in reserved cooking liquid. Whisk in 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and peel. Add to the skillet; heat through.
  3. Add fettuccine; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese; serve while hot.

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About FETTUCCINE WITH ASPARAGUS AND PEAS

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #creamy #nourishing



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