Lemon Asparagus Pasta

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Feeling the call of spring? It’s time to lighten up the kitchen with a delectable Lemon Asparagus Pasta dish. This little marvel will refresh your palate, invigorate your senses, and leave you absolutely satisfied.

Lemon Asparagus Pasta is more than just a dish; it’s a celebration of the bounty of spring. With the tart brightness of lemon and the green, earthy goodness of asparagus, this pasta sings with seasonal produce.

What woman doesn’t want a meal that’s not only delicious, but also easy to prepare, healthy, and positively bursting with fresh flavors? Exactly.

Minimalist cooking is all about letting the ingredients shine, and this dish is a perfect example. The combination of lemon and asparagus creates a symphony of flavors that’s just absolutely delightful.

Now, let’s talk pasta. For this recipe, I recommend using linguini or spaghetti. These long, thin pasta varieties are perfect for soaking up the lemony sauce and providing a wonderful texture contrast to the crisp asparagus.

Don’t forget the garlic. The aromatic allure of garlic is the backbone of this dish. It infuses the pasta with a depth of flavor that truly takes this dish to the next level.

When it comes to creating this dish, the magic happens in just one pot. Yes, you heard that right. This recipe is not only delicious but also incredibly simple and fuss-free. A win-win situation, right?

So, my lovely ladies, it’s time to put on your aprons and embrace the brightness of spring with this delightful Lemon Asparagus Pasta. Trust me, you’ll be so glad you did!

Lemon Asparagus Pasta

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A fresh and flavorful pasta dish perfect for spring.


  • 200g linguini pasta

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed and chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  • Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add asparagus and garlic, cooking until asparagus is tender.
  • Add lemon zest and juice, stirring to combine.
  • Toss cooked pasta in the pan with the asparagus mixture.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.


  • The lemon zest provides a strong flavor, you may want to adjust according to your preference.
  • This dish is best served immediately, but leftovers can be kept in the fridge for up to two days.
  • For a vegan option, substitute the Parmesan cheese with a vegan cheese of your choice.

This Lemon Asparagus Pasta pairs excellently with a light white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio, and a simple side salad, like a green salad with a vinaigrette or caprese salad. For a fuller meal, it also complements a piece of grilled fish or chicken.

Jamie Anderson
Jamie Anderson
Hey there! I'm Jamie Anderson. Born and raised in the heart of New York City, I've always had this crazy love for food and the stories behind it. I like to share everything from those "Aha!" cooking moments to deeper dives into what's really happening in the food world. Whether you're here for a trip down culinary memory lane, some kitchen hacks, or just curious about your favorite eateries, I hope you find something delightful!

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