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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Quick & Easy Pasta!

Hi My Loves!!!

I made this pasta the other night and it was so yummy and so easy to make. This is a great meal if you don't have much time and only have a few ingredients. Also great for people who are vegetarian's or someone who just wants a meal without meat :)

Normally when I make this I add goat cheese, however when you are preggy it's not recommended to eat goat cheese (I'm sure it's fine but I chose not to use any)..... I also LOVE adding pine nuts to mine as well but we didn't have any so ours was quite basic. I would normally add onions too, but we din't have any. Those are some great additions to this meal!



Jay likes to add some parmesan to his ;)


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Thin Spaghetti
 3- Garlic Cloves
6- On The Vine Tomatoes 
Asparagus
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper
Basil
Butter

DIRECTIONS:

1. In two separate pots, boil water with a splash of olive oil (one for pasta, one for asparagus)
2. Once boiling add pasta (usually takes about 10-11 minutes for pasta to be done)
3. Cut asparagus into 1 inch bites and add to boiling water about 6 minutes after you added the pasta. Asparagus cooks super quickly! Keep checking it, it usually takes about 5 minutes.
4. Chop garlic and add to another pan with some olive oil. Cook on medium/high for a few minutes.
4. Dice tomatoes and add to the pan with garlic and cook on medium, adding salt, pepper & basil to taste. Cook until tomatoes become more of a sauce/softer.
5. Drain pasta and put back into the pot, add some butter or olive oil (our olive oil had quite a strong flavor so I prefer to use butter for this part)
6. Add your tomatoes and asparagus (drain it first) and mix all together.
7. Plate it up, add your cheese (if you like) and DING..... it's done!
8. ENJOY :)

Thanks for reading!

Hope you all have an amazing Easter tomorrow ;)
 I know we will! I have a busy day ahead of me today, preparing everything for tomorrow!

Sam

xxxx

6 comments :

  1. Looks delish, Sam! You are a great chef!

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  2. This looks so yummy! I'm starving now, I only found your blog today, its great, I like your make up post from yesterday!! Now following you :) xxx

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  3. PLease post the recipe for banana bread. I wan't to try it.
    Thank you...

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  4. Sam, thank you so much for the recipe. I tried this for dinner and it was delicious. Very easy and very fast. Thanks!!

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  5. Sam, I am vegan and I could easily make this with my vegan butter! Thanks.

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