Rabu, 04 Juli 2018

Garlic Butter Asparagus Pasta

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Garlic Butter Asparagus Pasta – Orzo Pasta and fresh Asparagus tossed in a garlic butter sauce and parmesan cheese. It’s a 20-minute, garlicky, cheesy, and amazing side dish!

Ingredients:


  • 1 cup dry orzo
  • 1- pound fresh asparagus , tips only (cut the asparagus about 2 to 3-inches from the top)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4- cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • shredded parmesan cheese for garnish , optional

Instructions:


  1. Prepare orzo according to the directions on the package.
  2. Add the asparagus tips to the orzo the last 2-minutes of cooking.
  3. Remove from heat and drain.

In the meantime prepare the garlic-butter sauce.

  1. Add butter to a skillet and melt over medium heat.
  2. Stir in garlic and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring very frequently. Do not burn the garlic.
  3. Add orzo and asparagus to the skillet; stir in the cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Cook for 1 minute, or until heated through.
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