Asparagus Penne Carbonara Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Asparagus Penne Carbonara Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Asparagus Penne Carbonara

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"This is a restaurant favourite you can serve at home with a spring burst of asparagus! The fresh lemon and mint flavours come shining through!"

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat and add asparagus and lemon rind. Cook for about 5 minutes or until tender crisp. Stir in lemon juice and mint; set aside.
  2. In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package directions or until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together eggs, Parmesan cheese, parsley and pepper; add to drained pasta and toss for about 45 seconds until pasta is creamy and coated well. Add asparagus mixture and toss to combine. Top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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Footnotes

  • Tip:
  • For that spring taste all year long, use 2 cups frozen peas as a substitute for asparagus.
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Jan 03, 2014

Sorry, this recipe did not make it. Honestly I could only taste the lemon.

 
May 24, 2014

The recipe was very bland, not enough spices.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 299 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43.5 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 151 mg
  • 50%
  • Fat
  • 8.1 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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