Garlic Pasta with Asparagus

Garlic Pasta with Asparagus
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta
  • 8 oz fresh asparagus cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Pompeian Smooth Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese

1. Boil the pasta following the directions on the box, drain, rinse well with cold water and drain again.

2. In a large skillet heat the Pompeian Smooth Extra Virgin Olive Oil and add the asparagus. Saute 2 minutes.

3. Add the garlic and saute 1 minute.

4. Add the pasta and toss well.

5. Add the red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Toss well again.

6. Saute 2 minutes.

7. Serve immediately and top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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