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creamy asparagust fettuccini with mushrooms
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Creamy Fettuccini with Oyster Mushrooms & Asparagus

The Fettucini with Oyster Mushrooms & Asparagus is an extremely tasty food that is a special delice that would bring happiness with its first bite. By following the exact recipe preparation and ingredients listed in this article, you will fall in love with Italian cuisine. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian, World
Keyword: asparagus recipes, asparagus with mushrooms, pasta recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 868kcal
Author: YourFoodBuddy

Equipment

  • hand mixer or kitchen robot

Ingredients

  • 12 oz fettuccini dried
  • 8 oz oyster mushrooms
  • 1 bundle asparagus
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup parmesan grated
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium shallot
  • 3-4 medium garlic cloves
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 4 slices bacon fried and crushed
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Put some water to boil in a large pan with some salt
  • Cut off and discard the woody end of the asparagus. Cut the tips from the stalks and devide thick stalks into 2 pieces
  • Heat up a pan and drizzle some olive oil. Sautee the asparagus for approximately 4-5 minutes then set aside in a plate
  • Heat up your butter and one tablespoon of oil in the same skillet on medium heat. Peel off the garlic cloves and the shallot. Mince the onion and a few garlic cloves and add it to the melted butter. Toss it until everything gets translucent
  • Wash and cut the mushrooms. Add in the mushrooms, season with salt and pepper, and cook it until tender, for about 15 minutes

How to make asparagus pasta sauce?

  • Select the tips of the asparagus stalks and put them into a bowl with 1 cup of heavy cream and a pinch of salt and pepper. You can add some grated parmesan in there. Mix all up with a hand blender very well until it gets smooth.
  • Put the cream in a large bowl, where you will later add the drained fettuccine. 

How to prepare the pasta with asparagus and mushrooms?

  • Cook the pasta according to the label instructions. Save 1 cup of pasta water
  • Drain the fettuccini and put them over the asparagus cream in the bowl
  • Add the sauteed mushrooms and the asparagus tips. Gently mix to have the ingredients spread evenly. Season with ground black pepper and salt if needed.
  • Sprinkle some grated parmesan and some crushed pieces of fried bacon.

Nutrition

Calories: 868kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 558mg | Potassium: 581mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1278IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 295mg | Iron: 3mg