HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


Pasta, Risotto and You

By Nancy Caivano

 

Pasta with Asparagus,
Green Beans and Walnuts

Serves 6

 

Ingredients:

1 pound pasta (I prefer farfalle with this dish, but any pasta will work)
1 pound asparagus spears
1/2 pound green beans, stem ends snipped off
1 cup heavy cream
3 tablespoons butter
1-1/4 cup grated pecorino romano cheese (or parmesan)
1/4 cup chopped parsley (or 2 tablespoons dry)
3 tablespoons julienne basil (or 1 teaspoon dry)
1 cup coarsely chopped, toasted walnuts

 

Method: Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling, salted water until al dente; drain.

Meanwhile, trim tough ends from asparagus; cut into 1" lengths. Steam asparagus and beans together until crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. (alternately, plunge vegetables into boiling water for about 3 minutes). Rinse with cold water to stop cooking, drain and set aside.

In a small saucepan, combine cream and butter until butter is melted. Add grated cheese, parsley and basil. Combine well. Season with salt and pepper. Return drained pasta to pot. Add vegetables and toss. Add cream and combine. Add walnuts, toss to combine well and serve immediately with extra grated cheese.

Note: to reduce fat in this recipe, you can substitute evaporated skim milk, and low fat butter. Plus you can reduce the amount of grated cheese to your taste.

 

Pasta and Risotto

Recipes
 


Pasta, Risotto and You Archive

 

This page created September 1998

Top


FoodWine
The FoodWine
Main Page

 

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Guide

 

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches

 

Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

 
 
 
.

Copyright © 1994-2017,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 

cat toysHoliday Cat Toys