I hope you are ready for some tasty asparagus recipes this month!  Here is a delicious way to enjoy asparagus, and it’s perfect for a Meatless Monday dish!meatless monday dish

Asparagus Pasta

1 bunch asparagus, cleaned and chopped into 1 inch pieces

1 cup sliced baby bella mushrooms

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 t. oregano

1/2 t. paprika

sea salt

black pepper

extra virgin olive oil

1/2 box pasta

Step one:  While the pasta boils, saute the garlic and mushrooms in olive oil until softened.

saute mushrooms

Step two:  Add the asparagus and tomatoes.

asparagus

Step three:  Add one ladle of pasta water, and then the drained pasta to the skillet.

pasta and spices

Step four:  Add seasonings and saute until everything is well mixed – about 3 or 4 minutes.

Serve with freshly shredded parmesan or plain.  This dish is also EXCELLENT with a cup of chopped, cooked ham added – perfect for your Easter leftovers.

Looks delicious, right?  And it’s super simple.  Add this one to your menu plan!

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