Asparagus & Smoked Ham Linguine

This is the Asparagus & Smoked Ham Linguine recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 15 min - 20 min
Yields 4 servings
asparagus smoked ham linguine

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 g) linguine
  • 1 lb (450 g) asparagus trimmed and cut in 2-inch (5 cm) pieces
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) 35 % cream
  • Lemon peel finely grated
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) diced smoked ham
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Canadian Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chives or green onions finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

In large pot of boiling water, cook linguine for 5 min. Add asparagus and continue to cook for 2 min or until pasta and asparagus are cooked. Drain well; set aside.

In saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add garlic; cook for 1 min. Add cream, lemon peel and ham; boil gently for about 8 to 10 min, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened. Stir in lemon juice and cheese.

Toss sauce with pasta and asparagus, chives, salt and pepper. Serve with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 857 Calories
Protein: 26 g
Carbohydrate: 99 g
Fat: 40 g
Fibre: 7 g
Sodium: 430 g

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 18 % / 196 mg
Vitamin A: 45 % / 450 mcg
Thiamin: 68 % / 0.9 mg
Niacin: 54 % / 12 mg
Folate: 147 % / 324 mcg