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This asparagus and mushroom pasta is a super flavorful meatless dish that comes together quickly and is reminiscent of spring.

Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

A fast and delicious vegetarian pasta dish that is perfect for spring.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword asparagus mushroom pasta
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 423 kcal
Author Natasha Bull


  • 4 ounces farfalle (or other) pasta
  • 1/2 bunch asparagus (approx. 12 stalks) ends trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 7 ounces white mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Freshly grated parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. Grate parmesan. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, in a skillet, melt butter and olive oil over medium heat.

  4. Cut asparagus into roughly five equal sections (four cuts). Add asparagus to pan and cook for approximately five minutes.
  5. While asparagus is cooking, slice mushrooms. Add to skillet. Cook for a few minutes, until mushrooms are softened.
  6. Add the garlic, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Stir and cook for a couple more minutes. Serve over the pasta once it has cooked and generously sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.

Recipe Notes

  • This recipe is easily doubled.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary and Salt & Lavender makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.
Nutrition Facts
Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 423 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 111mg5%
Potassium 671mg19%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1207IU24%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.