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Linguine with Asparagus and Pine Nuts

Quick to prepare and oh-so-fresh tasting with bright green asparagus and toasted garlic and pine nuts. Skill Level: Beginner

Community:
15 min Prep
15 min Total
Servings
$3.06
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 464
Protein 17.2g
Total Carbohydrates 53.4g
Dietary Fiber 6.9g
Net Carbohydrates 46.5g
Sugar 6.1g
Total Fat 21.7g
Saturated Fat 4.2g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 7.2mg
Sodium 292.6mg
SmartPoints® 13.0

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine pasta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons pine nuts
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, sliced
  • 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

Preparation

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain the pasta, and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add the pine nuts and garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until golden, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the asparagus and cook, tossing occasionally, until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the asparagus mixture to the pasta along with salt and pepper, and toss to combine.
  6. Sprinkle with the Parmesan if desired.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing