Fresh Morel and Asparagus Pasta

Use your imagination when it comes to pasta dishes. Combine different vegetables and sauces to create new combinations. Morels are a rare and wonderful mushroom, but if you can’t find them you can substitute other types of mushrooms.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. fresh asparagus
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 5 large fresh morel mushrooms, cleaned and thickly sliced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 8 oz. fettuccine
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shaved Parmesan

Directions

  • Cut asparagus into 1" pieces. Set aside. Heat olive oil in a large, deep skillet. Sauté morels until soft and brown.
  • Add garlic to the mushrooms and sauté, stirring occasionally until the garlic is softened. Generously season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Add asparagus to skillet mixture. Continue cooking until asparagus is crisp-tender. Set aside.
  • Prepare fettuccine according to package directions in salted water. Drain. Toss pasta with olive oil and mushroom mixture. Top with freshly ground pepper and shaved Parmesan. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. fresh asparagus
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 5 large fresh morel mushrooms, cleaned and thickly sliced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 8 oz. fettuccine
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup shaved Parmesan

Directions

  • Cut asparagus into 1" pieces. Set aside. Heat olive oil in a large, deep skillet. Sauté morels until soft and brown.
  • Add garlic to the mushrooms and sauté, stirring occasionally until the garlic is softened. Generously season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Add asparagus to skillet mixture. Continue cooking until asparagus is crisp-tender. Set aside.
  • Prepare fettuccine according to package directions in salted water. Drain. Toss pasta with olive oil and mushroom mixture. Top with freshly ground pepper and shaved Parmesan. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium260mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars1g
Protein5g