Pasta with Asparagus & Parmesan
- 1/2 lb lemon pepper pasta
- 8 oz asparagus tips
- 1/2 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- salt & pepper
- lemon wedges
Cook pasta in rapidly boiling salted water until al dente (8-10 minutes). Drain. Place pasta back in warm pasta pot.
While pasta is cooking, steam asparagus for 3 minutes or til tender.
Add butter to pasta, stir well to coat. Add Parmesan, salt and pepper. Gently toss in cooked asparagus. Squeeze lemon atop pasta, if desired. Serve immediately.