A delightful combination of zesty lemon, aromatic garlic, and tender asparagus makes this Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta a refreshing and flavorful dish. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a special weekend treat.
Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta
- 8 oz linguine or your favorite pasta
- 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- Zest of 1 lemon
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
- Add asparagus to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes until tender-crisp.
- Toss in the cooked pasta, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Stir well to combine and coat the pasta evenly.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese.
- Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious Lemon Garlic Asparagus Pasta!
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 350, Fat 12g, Carbohydrates 50g, Protein 10g