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This recipe for Pasta with Asparagus and Pine Nuts, by Ann Marie Smith, is from Our Family Cookbook,
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1 lb. asparagus trimmed 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced 1 sweet onion preferabley Vidalia 2 T. olive oil 1 tsp. salt divided 1/2 lb. fusilli 1/2 c. diced cooked ham Lemon juice pine nuts 3 T. basil
Heat oven 500º. Cook pasta. In a bowl combine asparagus, bell pepper and onion. Toss with 1 T. olive oil and 1/2 tsp salt. Transfer veggies to a roasting pan and roast until tender 10 min. Return to bowl. Toss veggies with remaining oil and salt. Add ham, lemon juice, basil and pepper. Garnish with pine nuts.
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