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Lemon Pasta with Asparagus and Pine Nuts

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Category: Pasta, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fresh asparagus
  • 6 oz Penne
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 2 ts Grated lemon zest -- about 2
  • Lemons
  • 1/8 c Fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • Black pepper -- to taste
  • 1/2 c Coarsely chopped roasted red
  • Peppers -- optional
  • 3 tb Toasted pine nuts
  • 8 tb Shaved fresh Parmesan
  • Cheese


Trim asparagus and steam until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Cut into
1-inch lengths. Cook pasta, drain and place in a warmed, large serving
bowl; toss with oil. Add asparagus, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper,
roasted peppers (if using) and pine nuts. Gently toss to mix. Add cheese
and toss; taste and adjust seasonings. Serve immediately.

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