Creamy Asparagus Pasta


  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 pint light cream
  • 1 pound linguine pasta
  • 1 lemon, juiced


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Boil asparagus for 3 to 4 minutes; drain.
  2. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Saute’ garlic and asparagus for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in the cream and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add linguine and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.
  5. Drain pasta and transfer to a serving dish.
  6. Stir lemon juice into asparagus mixture. Pour mixture over pasta.

Makes about 8 servings.

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