Add mushrooms to pan, and season to taste with salt and black pepper. Awesome! If pasta isn't cooked by the time the … I made this a little faster by toasting the pine nuts on the stove, and microwaved bacon (which was a great substitute for the pancetta). My husband happily enjoyed cold leftovers the next day. I'd cut back on the lemon juice next time; I added in chicken broth as it was too dry. This was delicious! It was outstanding, and good cold for lunch too! I couldn't find the pasta that the recipe called for, so I swapped it out for a different (but similar) kind of noodle. The toasted pine nuts give the most incredible richness and crunch, the pancetta gives just a dab of salt and decadence to a nice, healthy recipe, and the light lemon juice dressing makes Ranch look completely pedestrian. YUM!! Also made the white bean crostini's. Serve pasta in bowl with extra grated cheese on top with torn fresh basil and a few grinds of … Really good. Instead of pine nuts, I used a grilled boneless skinless chicken breast. 1 teaspoon minced garlic. delish! Heat a large skillet over moderately high heat. A great quick dinner and great as leftovers for lunch. Drain. Continue to saute over medium heat, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, just until asparagus is tender, 5 to 8 minutes. I added a little lemom zest, a touch more S & P and a bit more EVOO. I roasted the asparagus, pine nuts, and pancetta all in the same pan - very easy, little clean up, and a quick meal. I also added about 1/4 cup of white wine, dash red pepper flakes, and 1/2 c. cut up cherry tomatoes. So good and delish especially if you're not a fan of saucy pasta! Cook, stirring … Next time will put in more pine nuts. A definite repeat. Arrange pancetta on jelly-roll pan. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Place in a small bowl. I made it all according to the recipe but added garlic to the lemon sauce. Ingredients. I dry roasted the pine nuts in a large pan & set aside. This was delicious. Used corkscrew pasta and bacon, as that's what I had on hand. My family gobbled this up. I doubled the recipe, therefore I used more of the oil/lemon juice liquid. Remove and discard the garlic clove. Uncover, add asparagus, and stir to combine. But, after tasting, he volunteered that it would be good enough to serve at our dinner club and that the recipe was especially good because it had overcome his prejudice that this was going to be one of my "healthy dishes." When I was done, I did a few extras. My husband said don't lose that recipe. When the pasta is al dente, drain it well and return it to … I used a 12-oz. Method. Easy. Great flavor! Add snap peas, asparagus, … I left out the pine nuts and opted for bacon. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; add asparagus to pan during last 3 minutes of cooking. Very easy and quick to make. I am really surprised by all these strong reviews. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice. I even did the white bean toasts which I will keep as an appetizer. Make a double batch - you'll want extra. One of the best cooking light recipes I've made. Add asparagus to the pan and sauté in the pancetta grease for about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost cooked. I loved this dish so simple and easy. Roasted asparagus, pancetta & cherry tomato pasta 51 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating A little asparagus goes a long way in this seasonal supper dish Liked it very much. This was delicious! 7 yr old and husband enjoyed too. To the person who forgot the garlic - it may have tasted OK without the garlic, but try it with the garlic! 3 tablespoons pine nuts. All YUM! 2. I let it all simmer about 5 minutes to finish cooking the pasta. This was delicious and fast. Love the flavor with the asparagus, pine nuts, and parmesan. Another CL recipe that you can adjust to fit what's in your pantry. I used bacon because I didn't have pancetta and it was wonderful. Toss asparagus with oil and minced garlic, and spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Can't wait to make this again! SAUTEED ASPARAGUS is the perfect side dish for any meal, and the Pancetta makes it even better! Great weeknight dinner. You can even omit the salt if you get good Italian Pancetta. Will make again. I added more shaved parm, heated up, and it satisfied like mac n cheese. This was a delicious, easy to do recipe. I dry-toasted my pine nuts and sauteed my pancetta and garlic, got it nice and crispy, and then spooned off  the drippings before adding to the pasta. I doubled the recipe so I would have a good lunch the following day. This Pasta with Asparagus ticks all the boxes. The tomatoes added a wonderful taste. I make something similar to this with whatever I have on hand, but usually don't add lemon and/or oil until the end, after I've tasted to see what, if anything it needs. We had a few sugar snap peas from the garden, so added them to the recipe. This is a keeper! this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Plus you get a great, big serve of wonderful, nutritious asparagus. Everybody understands the stuggle of getting dinner on the table after a long day. Slowly add the white wine to … Like other reviewers, I toasted the pine nuts and then cooked the pancetta on the stovetop. I use prosciutto instead of pancetta, but bake it the same way then crumble. No forks or spoons required, just easy-to-pick-up party foods, so you can clean up in no time. Meanwhile, saute the pancetta or bacon in a separate pan until crisp, then drain on a paper-towel-lined plate. Cook in a skillet on medium heat until the fat renders and the pancetta is cooked. Really yummy. Was easy, but needs tweeking. Meanwhile, cook pancetta in large non-stick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Raise the heat to medium-high and cook, … Still really good. I took the advice to cook the pancetta in the microwave between paper towels. Our favorite garlic asparagus pasta recipe made with fresh asparagus, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese. Add the asparagus to the skillet, along with 1/4 cup pasta cooking water, and season with salt and pepper. this recipe was so easy and so delicious. Chop your pancetta into bite-sized pieces. Pasta with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Pine Nuts. Add the pancetta and onion and cook, stirring, until pancetta is cooked through and onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Boil the pasta in salted water. I thought it was DELISH and kept saying "yum" with every other bite. We have all really enjoyed this dish. I thought the flavors melded perfectly. In the same pan I sautéed the asparagus & pancetta while I made the pasta. The smashed white bean bread was a hit as well. It is both light and flavorful. However, we LOVED the white bean crostini and I'll definitely make that again. Add the wine and cook … Rather delicate flavors, nothing overpowering. I only had 1/2 lb asparagus from the garden, so I added a couple handfuls of frozen peas to compensate. Excellent and easy. I was out of Parm so used Asiago instead and it still was great. Would be a great recipe for summer. Bake at 400° for 3 minutes or until golden and fragrant, stirring occasionally. Drizzle over pasta mixture; toss well to coat. I used Ricciolli past (thin curls) white asparagus and Canadian bacon. I went by what the recipe called for and it was delicious. Drained the pasta then tossed everything together. Really good. As you may have noticed, we recently published a sauteed asparagus recipe. Add the pancetta and cook until crispy, about 5-8 minutes. Will definitely make again. Season with salt and peppers and sprinkle with diced pancetta and parmesan cheese. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil. I did the pine nuts and the pancetta in a cast iron skillet instead of the oven. My husband and I thought that this recipe was really great. Sprinkle pasta with the remaining Parmesan cheese and serve immediately. MyRecipes may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Kids love it too. I have no idea what the calorie count was but listen I work in the evenings and with three teenagers I need quick, easy and something I can go with! Hubby likes red pepper flakes w/ most pasta dishes, so he added a little, but doesn't need it. This was AMAZING! Served with a chilled Sancerre and it was delish. He ate about 2/3 of the whole batch and requested it again!!! In the meantime bring a pan of hot water to the boil and cook the spaghetti. Add the pancetta and cook until browned, stirring frequently. Add asparagus to drippings in skillet; saute 3 minutes. Delicious! My wife raved about the recipe. Add asparagus to the pan and sauté in the pancetta grease for about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost cooked. … I'm not sure we would serve it to company, but as a family dinner, it was outstanding. It was my husband's Father's Day choice for dinner. Made with fresh spinach pasta and steamed the asparagus over the cooking pasta in a bamboo steamer. Very little prep. Whether you're cooking for yourself or for a family, these easy dinners are sure to leave everyone satisfied and stress-free. Remove the pancetta to a paper towel lined plate, but don't drain the skillet. And, hello!! MyRecipes.com is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cover … I did what others recommended and toasted the pine nuts on the stove as well as the pancetta. 8 ounces uncooked cavatappi pasta. I added all the other ingredients to the pan (along with the pasta), tossed everything together, then topped with cheese & pine nuts. Serve with lemon squeezed over asparagus. My hubby and kids all cleared their plates (which is unusual for the kids). MyRecipes is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. Add the pine nuts to each serving to keep them from getting soft if you have leftovers. Like other reviewers, I will also cook the pancetta on the stovetop next time. Little did I know that my extraordinarily picky son and his girl friend would like it as much as I did. It's simple, quick and dirties very few pans. This Sauteed Asparagus Recipe with Pancetta is good enough to eat on its own, but it pairs … :). This is delicious! When the pasta is done, strain it and add it to all of the ingredients in the frying pan so that it absorbs the flavour of the asparagus and pancetta. I will be making this again many times over. When the pasta was about 2/3 cooked I poured some of the pasta water into the cast iron skillet then added the pasta and asparagus. I have been on a bit of an “asparagus bender” lately. Loved this dish. For the cheese I used feta and then followed with lemon juice, olive oil and S&P. We found this dish extremely bland. Fresh and light. Since there are only two of us, it was nice to find a recipe that used asparagus in a little different way. Drain, but reserve ¼ cup of the pasta water for later (if needed). I served it alongside grilled garlic and herb chicken breasts. Made to recipe. May want to sauté the garlic first. Excellent! Once the pasta is cooked, use tongs to transfer the hot pasta from the pot and add immediately to the egg and cheese mixture. I made it one night and then served it to guests several nights later because we loved it so much. Husband and kids (7 and 5.5 year olds) loved it! Continue cooking for 5 minutes or until the wine has reduced by about half. It happens every year around this time when the price of asparagus just drops to $1.99 per pound and I end up eating it 3 or 4 … Tossing quickly until the sauce thickens. Made it exactly as directed and it was delicious. The only thing that might have made this recipe even better would be to double the pancetta but then I don't suppose it would belong in a Cooking Light magazine then. Bake at 475° for 6 minutes or until crisp. Loved it! Even though it was pasta and cheese the lemon made it seem very light and fresh. I didn't have pine nuts on hand so used walnuts (which no one liked), so next time I'll skip the nuts altogether and add a bit more of the cheese. Info. Yummy! Changes: I dry roasted the pine nuts in a skillet, removed, then cooked the pancetta over low heat in order to cut back on the dishes and time . © Copyright 2020 Meredith Corporation. Unless you're a purist, I'm not sure that you couldn't substitute thinly-sliced bacon for the more expensive pancetta without changing the flavor appreciably. Cook asparagus until is browns and blisters in some spots, about 5-10 minutes. Great for a weeknight. I would love it! 17 %, , ends trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces, Roasted Asparagus Pasta With Garlic Butter. great meal for sunday night. I salted the pasta water, but reduced the salt in the recipe by half. My husband and daughters loved it. Also, bread should not be served with a pasta dish; add a wonderful salad instead. No pine nuts for me though. I thought this was good- not drop dead fantastic- thus the 4 stars. I really enjoyed this dish and my family asked for it again, instead of boiling the asparagus i roasted them in olive oil, salt and pepper and added fresh roasted cherry tomatoes for a little added color. I had a prosciutto/mozzarella roll that I used in place of it and it was fabulous! I will definitely make this one again and again for the busy weeknights, but I also thought it was special enough to serve to company - it doubled easily. Living in the middle of nowhere, I had to use pre-cooked bacon, but even with that, it had great taste! Sprinkle pasta mixture with garlic; return to pan, and toss well. Used whole wheat penne and added roasted cherry tomatoes to the sauce. Put the asparagus into a roasting tin, then toss with the oil and pancetta. When I need a quick but tasty meal, I often turn to pasta. The fat from the pancetta coated the pasta so you didn't really need the olive oil. Even better the next day! This will definitely be going into my personal recipe collection! The asparagus was perfectly cooked. I'll make this again, maybe for a girl's night or when Hubby's out of town. Offers may be subject to change without notice. I also used whole wheat penne and turkey bacon, and doubled the black pepper, and it was great. You have to take a bite of everything in the dish in order to get the excellent taste.. the sauce is kind of bland when you only have a bite of pasta.. Quick. Must use the pancetta or will be bland. Very bland. Proscuitto definitely works in place of pancetta; I've used both. Add the … Next time I'll toast the pine nuts in a pan and also saute the pancetta in a pan (lots of smoke coming out of the oven!). Add the pasta and … This dish was fast to make and my family loved it. Arrange pine nuts in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan. 385 calories; fat 14.3g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 5.2g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 14.9g; carbohydrates 47.2g; fiber 3.6g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 3.6mg; sodium 584mg; calcium 113mg. I altered this recipe just a tad. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan, heat oil over medium heat. It was really easy to make and pretty foolproof. drippings from skillet. My husband and I think this needs a smaller pasta, as all the yummy stuff fell to the bottom. I followed a couple of the review suggestions and did not use the oven- set aside the pine nuts after toasting in a nonstick pan, then browned the pancetta and the garlic (I don't like it raw) in the same pan. Great recipe pretty easy and very light. I used prosciutto instead of pancetta and it tasted great. I toasted the pine nuts under a low broiler, then did the same with the pancetta. I will definitely make this again. I used bacon in place of pancetta. Add the pancetta and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp, 3 to 5 minutes. I substituted bow tie pasta and used prosciutto instead of pancetta and it was good!! Pasta is the perfect weeknight meal. We make it all the time and its a definite staple in our house and its so quick and easy! He said there were "too many flavors" and he didn't like the pine nuts at all. This is marvelous - I wondered if I'd miss some sort of creaminess in the sauce, but it's flavorful and light and quick and easy. Fabulous! Pine nuts are particularly delicious in this dish, but walnuts would also be tasty. My husband and 15 month old son had seconds. Added red pepper flakes, too. This is easily an everyday meal. My family loved this recipe. My family LOVES this recipe!! Sprinkle with pine nuts, pancetta, and cheese. But my husband doesn't like anything that even looks like macaroni! Add the pancetta and dried tomatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes. I have to say I would make this again. I substituted turkey bacon for the pancetta. I find myself daydreaming about it. Will definitely make again. This is going in my recipe book. This was a loser. Yum! I also made the white bean and thyme crostini suggested in CL magazine, and I threw the rest of the can of cannellinis in with the pasta. Used gemelli instead of cavatappi pasta. Cook pasta according to package directions; omitting salt and fat. Portions can be adjusted however I always like to have as much asparagus as pasta. Everything is better with bacon! I did not make this according to the recipe. Add remaining 1/4 cup oil to saucepan, and heat over medium-high. From chips and dip to one-bite apps, finger foods are the perfect way to kick off a party. I had no lunch for the next day. I'm not a fan of pancetta so i used smoked bacon instead. My husband and I loved this recipe! I omitted the pinenuts, only because I was out, and I added a dash of red pepper flakes. The only change to the recipe that I made was to the type of pasta. Using slotted spoon, transfer pancetta to paper towels to drain. Cook the pasta in a large pot according to package instructions. Really good. Terribly unexciting, don't think we'll make again. Pour off all but 1 tsp. I love chili flakes so i added some to turn up the heat. Drain. Remove pancetta with a slotted spoon and set aside. My family really liked this recipe and it will fit into our rotation! I swapped the noodles for All wheat vegetable rotini. Your family will love the comforting flavors, and you'll love that it's surprisingly low in calories. Scatter over the pancetta to serve. Instead of using the oven I toasted the pine nuts in a dry non stick skillet, removed them and then cooked the pancetta. Started 1) the water, 2) the pine nuts in a pan on the stovetop and3) got the pancetta in the oven. This is definitely a solid, weeknight recipe. Heat a large, deep frying pan over medium-high heat; fry pancetta for 1min, until releasing its fat. Cook the pancetta or lardons in a dry frying pan for 5 mins, stirring occasionally, until golden and crisp. This was yummy. Pancetta!!!!! Nutrition I subbed low sodium bacon for Pancetta and toasted cashews for pine nuts. Was not very flavorful unless you got a bite with every garnish (nuts, cheese, meat). For an easy supper that you can depend on, we picked out some of our tried-and-true favorites that have gotten us through even the busiest of days. Very simple to make. 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces, ¼ cup (1 ounce) crumbled Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Back to Pasta with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Pine Nuts. 4. My partner looked at the recipe and then looked at the dish and was decidedly unexcited. I erred and added 2 T of olive oil, instead of the 2 teaspoons, but, since it was so good, I don't think I'd back off the oil when I make it again. He loved it the last time I made it, and once again it was a hit. Roast for 10 mins until the pancetta starts to crisp … My whole family really enjoyed this recipe. Once finished, drain pasta and asparagus, while reserving 1 cup of pasta water. Cook pasta in pot of boiling salted water until just tender but still firm to bite. Would not serve of special occasion but can see why others would say too. I forgot the garlic, and will probably not add it next time since it was so good without it. This time I added snap peas and fresh cherry tomatoes. Instead of crisping the pancetta in the oven crisp in the microwave like bacon between sheets of papertowel, this will keep you from buring it. Topped with fresh ground black pepper and fresh parsley. What I mean by that is 500g asparagus for 500g pasta. I really loved this dish! My two picky boys gobbled it up and even said it was yummy. The flavors were great and we will definitely make this again. 52.4 g I will have to double the recipe next time, there wasn't enough for seconds! This is definitely added to my weeknight rotation. I followed it exact. This is a keeper for fresh springtime asparagus. Totally hit the spot, especially for a summer meal. Cook the prosciutto in a large skillet … This 5-Ingredient dish is super easy to make, and full of absolutely amazing flavor! I also didn't bother with the oven - pre-toasted the pine nuts in a skillet then while the pasta cooked, I sauteed the pancetta and asparagus in the same skillet, adding the minced garlic in during the last 3 minutes. This was delicious as leftovers too. If you're looking for a simple recipe to simplify your weeknight, you've come to the right place--easy dinners are our specialty. 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Add the shallot … This is a really easy and quick meal to make. Prepped nuts, pancetta and the white bean spread in the morning so everything came together really fast at dinner. Couldn't wait to have the leftovers for lunch the next day. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Roast at 400F for 12 minutes or until done. Add asparagus and peas during last 2 minutes of cooking; cook 2 minutes. Since we had some of the fresh veggies leftover, Kim and I decided to share my garlic asparagus pasta … Nice flavor combination. I would try again using some of the suggested modifications, but as is, it was kind of blah. A delicious dinner in less than an hour! I can see using other veggies and bacon if I'm out of one of the ingredients or just to change it up a bit. Sauté pancetta in a large pan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crispy. WOW! Excellent supper, crostini were very good. Although, I usually just ust bacon instead of the pancetta because its what I have on hand. Husband and I loved this! I found out I didn't have pinenuts and used walnuts instead - it was fantastic! Next time I will add more asparagus to increase the yield. Add the pasta … Even my teenager who isn't much of a fan of lemony dishes liked this one. Slice the asparagus into thirds and fry for 1 minute, then add the pea puree. Absolutely fabulous--just made it for the second time. Add the asparagus, season to taste with salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until asparagus is tender, about 5 minutes. Add the asparagus to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. In a large pasta pot, bring salted water to boil. Add the asparagus stalks to the heated pan and fry for 3-4 minutes. While asparagus/pea/pancetta mixture is cooking, boil pasta water and cook casarecce until al dente, and drain. When pasta is halfway done, add in the asparagus to cook together. Cook the asparagus for 5 minutes over a low heat and add salt and pepper to taste. The really fun part was trying to go through my refrig and see what I already had. The only major thing I did differently was to saute the garlic in butter and white wine, and then add the contents of the pan to the oil/lemon dressing. This was fantastic, lot of flavor and so easy. Agree with others that stovetop is the way to go for roasting pine nuts and pancetta: way less smoke! Bacon adds a more intense flavor. It sort of ended up more like a pasta salad at the end since I let it sit and chill, but I'll definitely be making it again!! box of cavatappi, so I added more pine nuts than the recipe calls for, and I doubled the lemon juice mixture. … Total Carbohydrate Ingredient Checklist. No changes. I will definitely make it again and share the recipe with others. The crostini was a nice addition! I made it for my boyfriend and sister and they loved it too. Simmer for 9 minutes (or consult your pasta package directions and cook to al dente, minus 4 minutes). Add in the pancetta and asparagus and toss to combine. Add asparagus and fry for 5min until asparagus is tender and pancetta is starting to crisp. So tasty. Add the pasta, pancetta and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese to the sauté pan with asparagus, and toss until combined. Did not have anything else with the dish. We ust eat it by itself. Very quick and easy. This is the only reason I am giving it 3 stars.. because you need everything on your fork at once.. otherwise.. it's delicious. My husband commented on how much he liked it. I also used campanelle instead of capatavvi. My sister and I are picky eaters but it still passes the test. Remove the garlic from the skillet and raise the temperature to medium high. Loved this! EVERYONE that eats this loves it and warning: it's completely addicting. The leeks, garlic, and pine nuts add so much flavor to this dish…it just might be the Best Asparagus Recipe I’ve ever had. 2 ounces diced pancetta. This recipe would also be great with grilled shrimp added! This is the pasta salad that people will request you start bringing to every BBQ, and it makes a really excellent weeknight dinner as well. I found this recipe last minute and just happened to have all the ingredients on hand, other than the pancetta. I thought this recipe was 5 stars. This rich and creamy pasta with asparagus combines the smoky flavor of pancetta with the creaminess of cream and a blend of cheeses! Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper, stirring with a whisk. No crazy ingredients either which is good for my picky family. Drain off the excess fat, leaving just enough to coat the skillet. Served with romaine & tomato salad and the recommended thyme crostini. The flavors didn't congreal at all. I also used Pecorino Romano since I had it on hand. I agree with one of the reviews that it is very adaptable to what's in your pantry - which I love! This method made it a 25 minute recipe at the most. Easy and fast to prepare and extremely tasty. Saved time and less mess. Slowly add the white wine to deglaze the pan. Not bad, but this needs some work. Stop everything and make it now! Easy + tasty = something we'll make again and again! Delicious! Use tongs to transfer the pasta to the pan and mix with the sauce, adding more cooking water if needed. 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