Lemony Asparagus Pasta
Member recipe

Lemony Asparagus Pasta

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(1 ratings)

Member recipe by

Servings

Serves 4

A Creamy Lemon and Asparagus Pasta. Perfect for summer days.

This recipe has been submitted by the Good Food community. Sign in or create a My Good Food account to upload your own recipe creations. Please note that all recipes will be moderated but they are not tested in the Good Food kitchen.
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 400g linguine or fettuccine
  • 340g asparagus, sliced with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chicken stock
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan, plus extra to serve
  • 3/4 cup basil leaves

Method

    1. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water. Add the asparagus for the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain and return the pasta to the pan to keep warm.
    2. Heat a large pan over medium heat. Add the oil and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, stock, salt and pepper and mix well to combine. Take off the heat.
    3. Add the pasta and asparagus to the pan with the Parmesan and basil leaves. Mix to combine.
    4. Top the pasta with the extra Parmesan and serve.

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
zetallgerman
6th Feb, 2011
5.05
Delicious! I tried this a few days ago as I love asparagus and I love sour cream. I also added a few peas for more "greenery"; a really lovely lunch. Thanks for sharing!
Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.