Yes, another pasta dish because I just can't help myself! I was cleaning out the fridge on Monday, because I always buy groceries on Tuesday. I know, predictable. I like to use up all my veggies before moving on to new stuff. It avoids waste and I feel like a better person. So, in there I found some asparagus that was on it's last legs as well as a bag of arugula that somehow got lost when I was looking for it a few days earlier. Still not sure how that happens. In any case, that was how we ended up with this pasta lunch. Enjoyed by all, so that's a success. New family dinner, check!
Note: I usually always leave a few herbs and a sprinkling of cheese to top off pasta dishes. Keep this in mind when adding the cheese and herbs to the pot. In this recipe, I kept a few tablespoons of cheese for the top along with a scattered handful of arugula leaves. For no reason other than prettiness!
Serve with a salad and some bread to make a complete meal
Pretty darn yummy
Sun dried Tomato and Arugula Tagliatelle
14 oz/400 grams tagliatelle pasta
3/4 Cups/180 ml vegetable stock
1 1/3 Cups/320 ml cooking cream
1/3 Cup/80 ml white wine
1 jar sun dried tomatoes, drained and oil discarded
3 Cups/60 grams fresh arugula
1 Cup/100 grams fresh grated parmesan
1 Onion, finely chopped
Small bunch thin asparagus, trimmed and cut into 3 inch pieces
Salt and pepper
2 Tablespoons olive oil
3 Tablespoons butter
3 Garlic cloves, crushed
Small bunch of fresh shopped parsley
Small bunch of fresh chopped basil
In a large stainless steel pot set over medium heat, add the olive oil, garlic and onion. Stir and let cook for about 5-8 minutes. Add the asparagus and wine to the pan and continue to cook for about 5 more minutes or until the wine has absorbed. Stir occasionally. Toss in the sun dried tomatoes and stir for a minute. Add butter to the pot and let it melt and then add the cream and stock and stir constantly until it starts to thicken. Reduce heat to low.
Cook pasta according to package and drain.
Add pasta, arugula, parmesan cheese, parsley, basil, salt & pepper and stir to combine. Serve straight away.
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