Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Asparagus ranks toward the top of my favorite vegetables.  Not because it makes your pee smell, but it's really nutritious!  Asparagus is rich in potassium, folic acid and dietary fiber.  Plus, it's low in sodium and pretty dang tasty.  

Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Creamy Asparagus Recipe

1/2 lb asparagus
1/2 carton Crimini mushrooms
a few carrots chopped
1/2 cup of frozen peas
2 cloves garlic

Chop all ingredients and prepare oil in pan, adding garlic once it's heated. 
Add vegetables and saute until al dente. 

Creamy Sauce
1/4 cup or so nutritional yeast
3/4 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon pepper
2 teaspoons lemon juice 
1 tablespoon lemon zest- more for garnishing
a dash of salt n' pep

Add all ingredients into pan with the vegetables, tossing gently. Pour water into pan while stirring.  Once to the right consistency, serve over whatever pasta or rice you'd enjoy.  

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