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Sun Dried Tomato Asparagus Pasta

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This flavorful pasta dish is just what the doctor ordered for Meatless Monday vegetarian dinners! Combine sun dried tomato with asparagus and a light, cheesy sauce for a meal that’s sure to please-no meat needed!


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Ingredients

  • 8.5 oz julienne cut sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 20 asparagus spears cut into 2” sections
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan
  • 1 lb pasta of your choice, cooked and drained
  • fresh basil for garnish (if desired)

Instructions

  1. Add tomatoes (in oil) and garlic to large saucepan over medium high heat and cook until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add the asparagus spears, milk and cheese.
  3. Continue to cook on medium heat stirring constantly until cheese is melted, then reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Toss with pasta and garnish with chopped fresh basil if desired.

Keywords: vegetarian pasta, asparagus pasta, sun dried tomato pasta