I use Bruitoni pasta when I want the taste of fresh pasta but don’t have time to go to a speciality 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!
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
1. Cook linguine according to package directions in pot of boiling salted water.
2. Warm cream cheese, oil, and 2 Tbs. lemon juice in saucepan over low heat.
3. Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water. Stir reserved cooking water into 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.