Creamy Asparagus Pasta


This creamy asparagus pasta recipe makes a wonderfully satisfying meal that cooks in minutes. Delicious!

close up view of Creamy Asparagus Pasta garnished with cheese and a lemon slice, on a white plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 pint light cream

  • 1 pound linguine pasta

  • 1 lemon, juiced


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Boil asparagus for 3 to 4 minutes; drain.

  2. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Sauté garlic and asparagus for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in cream and simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add linguine and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and transfer to a serving dish.

  4. Stir lemon juice into asparagus mixture; pour mixture over pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

247 Calories
5g Fat
44g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 247
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 15mg 73%
Calcium 35mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 185mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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