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Pasta with Asparagus Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Walton
Added: Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. dried red pepper flakes
2 to 3 dashes hot pepper sauce
1/4 c. olive oil
1 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 lb. fresh asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces
salt to taste
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 lb. mostaccioli, cooked and drained

Directions:
Directions:
In a skillet, cook garlic, red pepper flakes and hot pepper sauce in oil and butter for 2-3 minutes. Add asparagus, salt and pepper; saute until asparagus is crisp-tender, about 8-10 minutes. Add Parmesan cheese; mix well. Pour over hot pasta and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a milder version, use half of the red pepper flakes and hot pepper sauce.

 

 

 

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