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Asparagus and Blue Cheese Pasta

Yield
Servings
Prep time
20 mins
Course
Entrée
Special Diets
Vegetarian
Source

Adapted from Blue Valley Gardens

Description

An elegant and unusual choice for a special springtime dinner.

Ingredients

1 lbasparagus
1 lbpasta
1 chalf and half
1 cparmesan cheese (freshly grated)
1 cblue cheese (preferably gorgonzola, crumbled and mixed with 1-tbs. flour)
4 Tbutter

Instructions

Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces and steam about 2 minutes or until the asparagus is bright green in color. Drain and set to one side.

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

While the pasta is cooking, heat the half and half in a heavy pan on low heat while slowly adding the cheeses with flour, whisking until well blended. When the cheese is melted, add stir in the butter and fold in asparagus. Toss the pasta with the asparagus and sauce, and serve.