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Pasta With Asparagus Gremolata

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Ingredients
  Orange zest strips 12 (2 X 1/2 Inch Size)
  Garlic cloves 4 Medium
  Packed italian parsley 2 Tablespoon (Whole Leaves)
  Reduced chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Asparagus 1 Pound, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1/4 inch slices
  Pasta 1 Pound, cooked, drained
Directions

Put the orange zest, garlic, and parsley in a food processor fitted with the metal blade.
Pulse the machine several times, stopping to scrape down the bowl, then process until finely chopped.
Bring the reduced broth to a boil in a saucepan.
Set it aside, covered.
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over moderate-to-high heat.
Saute the asparagus until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.
Spoon the asparagus over freshly cooked pasta.
Sprinkle with the gremolata, then moisten with the hot broth.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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