Pasta with Asparagus Cream – We Heart Local BC

Pasta with Asparagus Cream

Pasta With Asparagus Cream


250 mL (1 cup) Cream

210 g (7 oz) your choice of Pasta

5 mL (1 tsp) Butter

1 chopped Asparagus

500 mL (2 cups), cut into 3.5 cm (1½ inch) lengths fresh Vegetable Broth

250 mL (1 cup) Pesto

5 mL (1 tsp) Cornstarch

5 mL (1 tsp) Cold Water

30 mL (2 tbsp) Salt

To taste, shredded Swiss Cracked Black Pepper

Cooking Instruction

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In a frying pan, melt butter and cook onion until soft but not coloured.
  3. Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes. Pour in vegetable broth and cream; stir well.
  4. Bring to a boil and reduce for 2 minutes. Add pesto; stir well.
  5. Dissolve cornstarch in water, add to cream mixture and cook for 1 minute to thicken.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve over pasta and sprinkle with cheese.

1 Comment

  1. Looks fantastic! Thanks for posting recipes that promote seasonal BC foods, as BC farmers we truly appreciate it!

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