You have to try this delicious and quick pasta recipe

Green asparagus in a pan with spaghetti and parmesan becomes a real treat.
Green asparagus in a pan with spaghetti and parmesan becomes a real treat. Photo/Westend61

Sunny days herald the arrival of spring and with it asparagus season. In Beelitz near Berlin, early harvest has long been assumed – and this announcement makes many people’s mouths water. Because let’s be honest: asparagus from a jar is not as good as the fresh version. And there are many recipes for them: try green asparagus with spaghetti and parmesan.

Ingredients for asparagus with spaghetti and parmesan

For 2 people you need 250 grams of spaghetti, 250 grams of green asparagus, 50 grams of parmesan, 1 garlic, ½ organic lemon, salt, pepper, olive oil.

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Spaghetti with asparagus is great.
Spaghetti with asparagus is great. Photo/Westend61

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Delicious recipe of asparagus with spaghetti and parmesan

Here’s how: First, mince the garlic, wash the asparagus spears and cut off the ends of the stalks and cut them into pieces about four inches long. The head can be a little longer. Then squeeze the juice of half an organic lemon and set aside.

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Now add the salted pasta water and cook the spaghetti in it until they are a little more al dente.

Meanwhile, fry the asparagus pieces in oil in a pan. After 2-3 minutes add garlic and cook for another 3 minutes. You can add a squeeze of lemon and season everything with salt and pepper. If possible, use freshly ground pepper.

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Now clean the contents of the pan with a ladle of pasta water. You don’t need to dry the noodles in any way, it’s better to remove them from the pan with a tongs or a spaghetti spoon. Now you can add the Parmesan, a bit of oil and a bit of lemon and toss everything gently for a minute.

If the noodles and asparagus are shiny enough and the Parmesan hasn’t stuck to the noodles at the end, add a little more pasta water until you get the consistency you want. Finally, sprinkle the spaghetti with green asparagus and parmesan with fresh pepper and the dish is ready to serve.

Enjoy your meal!

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