Asparagus Spaghetti

My grandparents have made Asparagus Spaghetti every year for as long as I can remember.  On more than one occasion, I have helped myself to three servings of this delicious dish.  This recipe uses two items from this week’s CSA share:  asparagus and green onions.  Also, I promise my food photography skills will get better as my blog progresses.

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Asparagus Spaghetti

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Angel Hair or Spaghetti
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 6 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup green onions, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup light cream
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • salt

Directions:

  1. Cut asparagus in ½” diagonal pieces.  Boil in salt water for 3 minutes.
  2. Cook the pasta in a large pot according to the directions.  Drain and return to the pot.
  3. Saute the bacon in a pan until it is crispy.  Add the onions, pepper, and asparagus to the pan.
  4. Add the butter and cream to the pasta.  Stir in the Parmesan.
  5. Toss all together.
  6. Enjoy!
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