- STEP 1
Cut the asparagus into 7.5cm/3in lengths. Very finely chop the garlic. Slice the mushrooms. Finely grate the cheese.
- STEP 2
Cook pasta according to instructions on the pack.
- STEP 3
Meanwhile cook the asparagus stems in boiling water for 2mins. Add the asparagus tips and cook for a further minute. Drain.
- STEP 4
Heat the oil and cook the garlic and mushrooms for one minute, stirring.
- STEP 5
Add vegetable stock, black pepper and thyme. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
- STEP 6
Add asparagus and heat gently. Fold in the cooked, drained pasta and most of the cheese.
- STEP 7
Serve immediately with the remaining cheese sprinkled on top.