Asparagus Pasta with Sun-Dried Chili

This pasta with boiled and sauted asparagus and sun-dried chili makes for a flavorful side or main dish.
By Zerrin Gunaydin

Asparagus Pasta with Sun-Dried Chili

Asparagus Pasta with Sun-Dried Chili
 
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This pasta with boiled and sauted asparagus and sun-dried chili makes for a flavorful side or main dish.
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Recipe Type: Main
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 250g pasta of your choice
  • 250g fresh skinny asparagus, trimmed and cut into long pieces
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup kasar cheese or parmesan, grated
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 5 sun-dried chili pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • Mint sprigs for garnish
Instructions
  1. Fill a pot with 4 cups of water and boil.
  2. Add asparagus into boiling water and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Transfer asparagus directly into another pot with very cold water so that it keeps that bright green color.
  4. Fill a pot with salted water and boil for pasta. Add pasta into pot when water boils.
  5. Cook pasta for 5minutes and drain.
  6. Melt butter in a pan, add in half of the asparagus and chili, saute for less than a minute.
  7. Add in pasta and cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Pour milk into the pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle salt and toss in grated cheese and mix with a spatula.
  10. You can add a little more milk if your pasta gets dry.
  11. Serve with the rest of boiled asparagus aside.
  12. Garnish with mint sprigs when serving.

Zerrin Gunaydin

Zerrin Gunaydin is a food blogger living in Turkey. She loves to share recipes mainly from Turkish cuisine on her blog Give Recipe. Zerrin is trying to inform people around the world about Turkish cuisine, which has a very large repertoire with its various kind of dishes.

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