SPRINGTIME FETTUCCINI IN LEMON CREAM SAUCE WITH ASPARAGUS

I use Bruitoni pasta when I want the taste of fresh pasta but don’t have time to go to a specialty store or make the pasta at home. And I love this easy cream cheese pasta sauce for a quick weekend, taste delicious dinner. Don’t you just love the bright green asparagus? Lemon and asparagus the perfect springtime combination to add to pasta, so flavorful!

Ingredients

9 oz. Bruitoni Fettuccini

1/2 cup cream cheese

2 Tbs. olive oil

1 lemon, juiced and 1 Tbs. zest grated

1/2 cup fresh parmesan cheese

1/2 – 3/4 cup steamed asparagus, lightly steamed, slice into 2-inch pieces

Preparation

1. Cook linguine according to package directions in the pot of boiling salted water.

2. Warm cream cheese, oil, and 2 Tbs. lemon juice in a saucepan over low heat.

3. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Stir reserved cooking water into the cream cheese mixture. Add pasta, lemon zest, and parmesan cheese; toss to coat. Add asparagus and lightly toss again. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

Enjoy!

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