Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Asparagus shitake mushroom pasta

Ingredients

1/2 pound pasta(spagetti is good, but any shape is fine)
1 bunch asparagus trimmed and chopped into 1 cm pieces
1 box shitake mushrooms , stems removed, caps sliced
1 big clove garlic crushed
2 shallots finely chopped
1/2 spoon italian seasoning

1 table spoon grated parmesan(optional)

salt and pepper to taste

4 table spoon Extra virgin olive oil


Boil pasta al-dente as per package directions and drain

In a wide pan heat oil in a medium flame add garlic and shallots together, saute till they become shiny, now add mushrooms, italian seasoning and saute till it becomes tender. Now add asparagus, it will get cook within 2-3 minutes. once the veggies are done, dump pasta into the veggies add salt , pepper and parmesan. Toss well.
Serve it warm with the side of a slice of foccacia bread

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