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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
Author Salt & Lavender

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  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 on 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