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Creamy Pasta with Asparagus and Prosciutto

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars
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"Asparagus and ham are a classic combination. If you like it extra creamy, add some goat cheese. This is a quick dinner we often make during the week. You can use any pasta shape you like."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 735
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add asparagus and boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 4 minutes. Scoop asparagus out of the pot using a slotted spoon, rinse under cold water, and drain.
  2. Bring water to a boil again. Add spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat and cook shallot until soft and translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. Add prosciutto, increase heat to medium, and cook until prosciutto is crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in white wine and simmer until evaporated. Add cream and season lightly with salt and pepper. Add drained asparagus and bring to a boil.
  4. Mix cooked spaghetti into the sauce in the skillet. Season with lemon juice. Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 735 calories; 45.4 54.7 18.2 132 613 Full nutrition

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It was great but the sauce was bland and could have used something to give it more flavor

We really liked this! simple and delicious