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A simple bowl of pasta is elevated with easy additions of shaved asparagus, Parmesan, and lemon zest and juice.

Source: Everyday Food, April 2009
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Cook's Notes

Use a vegetable peeler to create asparagus ribbons and Parmesan shavings. You can substitute another firm cheese, such as Pecorino Romano or ricotta salata.

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How would you rate this recipe?
  • cbnelson21
    25 APR, 2018
    Used truffle oil along with the shaved asparagus and Parmesan, went easy on butter, This was an outstanding first course, very light and delicious spring dish.
  • geojill
    20 MAR, 2012
    this was really very easy and light. I also used whole wheat capellini and added artichoke hearts and the tips of the asparagus. Will definately make this again.
  • michelebogren
    21 APR, 2009
    This is easy, delicious recipe. I even felt very healthy after eating it. I used wheat spaghetti. Good spring meal.
  • MS10993151
    20 APR, 2009
    This was pretty easy, and VERY delicious and a welcome recipe for spring. Plus, my kids ate their vegetables!
  • mariamar
    14 APR, 2009
    I have not made this recipe as of yet.. Thank you for this innovative, simple and beautiful recipe.
  • MarthaandMeBlogger
    14 APR, 2009
    I made this one:

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