Asparagus and Parmesan Spaghetti

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

The sky’s the limit when it comes to ideas for cooking spaghetti. Of course, Italians could disagree, and we understand their point of view. But bear with us and mix together some spring onions, fresh basil, pine nuts, parmesan, and some oil. Cook this in butter, together with asparagus stalks and cooked spaghetti. Add chili flakes, salt, and pepper in the process and just try to tell us you don’t like it.

Ingredients Needed for Asparagus and Parmesan Spaghetti


For the mixture:

2 spring onions, chopped
fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon pine nut
½ cup parmesan
¼ cup vegetable oil

Cooking the asparagus and spaghetti:

½ tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon butter
pepper
8 asparaguses stalks
salt
1 tablespoon pine nut
14 ounces of cooked spaghetti
1 teaspoon chili flakes

How to Cook Asparagus and Parmesan Spaghetti

  1. For the mixture:
    Add the spring onions, 1 handful of basil leaves, 1 tablespoon pine nuts, the parmesan, and olive oil in a mixing glass and mix them together using a hand mixer. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Cooking the asparagus and spaghetti:
    Drizzle the vegetable oil in a skillet over low heat, then melt the butter. Add some pepper and the asparagus stalks.
  3. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes, add some salt, 1/2 tablespoon raw pine nuts, the cooked spaghetti, and the spring onion and parmesan mixture. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the chili and cook a bit more. Serve garnished with fresh basil and the remaining pine nuts (roasted).

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