Lemon Pasta with Asparagus and Pine Nuts
You will not only love the bright colour of this dish, but also love the fragrant flavour. Use whole wheat pasta to add extra fibre. Enjoy!
grated, about 2 lemons
salt and black pepper
roasted red bell peppers
coarsely chopped, optional
Trim asparagus and steam until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes.
Cut into 1-inch lengths.
Cook pasta, drain and place in a warmed, large serving bowl; toss with oil.
Add asparagus, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, roasted peppers (if using) and pine nuts.
Gently toss to mix.
Add cheese and toss; taste and adjust seasonings.