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Creamy Lemon Chive Fettucine with Asparagus

Ingredients

1/2 lb Fettuccine
1/2 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2" pieces
2 tbs butter, melted
2 egg yolks
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbs chives
1 tsp grated lemon rind
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
1 slice of lemon quartered

Directions:

  • Cook fettuccine al dente and drain.
  • Cook asparagus in boiling water until just tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Drain and add to pasta.
  • Toss the fettuccine and asparagus with melted butter and set aside.
  • Whisk egg yolks in a small bowl, then add cream and Parmesan cheese.
  • Add cream mixture to pasta, toss and heat through over low heat until Parmesan cheese is melted.
  • Stir in chives, lemon rind, salt and pepper.
  • Divide pasta among plates and garnish with lemon quarters and additional chives.
 

Servings

2

Prep

10 min

Cook

15 min

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Skill Level

Easy