Recipe: Asparagus Cream Pasta

asparagus cream pasta recipe

After a visit to The Asparagus Hut, we had to buy some asparagus and what to do? We decided to crack open the neglected pasta machine and have a go.

This is a great mid week meal, easy and quick to make.

Recipe: Asparagus Cream Pasta


  • One bunch of Asparagus
  • 142 ml tub double cream
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 50 g parmesan grated
  • 250 g tagliatelle


  • Trim the woody ends from Asparagus and cut the tips away from the stalks. Keep the tips and stalks separate. In a small saucepan bring the cream and garlic to the boil. Take off the heat and out to the aide.
  • Cook the stalks in boiling water for about 4-5 mins until tender, drain, then tip into the cream with the grated parmesan. Blend until smooth,
  • Cook the pasta according to your taste, then add the tips a couple of mons before the end of cooking time.
  • Gently reheat the cream, drain pasta.
  • Top with parmesan shavings and serve
asparagus cream pasta recipe




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

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We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

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