Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Tasty Tuesday - Val's Prosciutto, Asparagus & Parmesan Spaghetti

Sorry for the late post today! Things are starting to get busy around the work place and my attention span is that of a gnat's! Speaking of gnats, they're getting bad around here. I've got the marks on my legs to prove it. Pretty.

Moving on to the main reason for this post - you've probably all seen this recipe pinned on Pinterest a million times..and for a good reason. It looks amazing and not only that, it TASTES amazing! So light and refreshing. The perfect meal to eat on your back porch with a glass of white wine.

Prosciutto, Asparagus & Parmesan Spaghetti
Photo and Recipe by the AMAZING Val.
(Check out all of her recipes. You will not be disappointed.

8 ounce of angel hair pasta
2 tablespoons of olive oil
2 garlic cloves
2 cups of sliced mushrooms
4 oz. of prosciutto, cut into strips
1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 1/4 cups heavy cream
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

     Cook pasta according to directions and put back in pot.

      Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Cook
onion, garlic, and mushrooms until fragrant and semi done. Add prosciutto
and asparagus and cook until asparagus is bright green, about 3 min. Add
cream, 1/3 cup cheese, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes. Reduce heat
to simmer and cook until sauce has thickened, about 4 minutes.

      Pour sauce with vegetables over pasta and toss to coat.

For extra yumminess, put more parmesan cheese on top and baked crisp prosciutto pieces.


  1. Val is such a great cook! This looks so so yummy!

  2. this is making me hungry for dinner already! thanks for sharing :)

  3. You are awesome~I'm all of a sudden starving!

  4. I have made this twice now. We love it.

  5. awesome post! love the pics =]
    the foood looks so yummy

  6. Yum! I want to make this stat.

  7. We made this too and love it!! Val always has the best recipes and pictures!

  8. I have this pinned to try too. A glass of wine and this dish sounds just like my ideal spring menu!

  9. I made this Monday night and we both loved it! A huge hit in the Mason household!

  10. Hi there, this is a really nice post about asparagus. It would be great if you linked to it in my Food on Friday series. This week it is about all things asparagus. Food on Friday