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Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Simple pasta dish full of flavors. Pasta with  Asparagus and bacon makes for the perfect weeknight dinner. 

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 496 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 8 ounces gluten free pasta cooked according to package directions
  • 1/2 - 1 pound bacon cut into small rectangular segments (or try to find packaged version where is it chopped into rectangular bits)
  • 1 pound white asparagus 2 inch off the ends cut off and discarded and remaining part cut into 3 segments
  • 1 pound button mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup creme fraiche or heavy cream
  • 1/4-1/2 cup emmantaler cheese grated (or other cheese)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat pan over medium heat and add bacon.and cook until crispy. Remove bacon from pan and drain off half the oil.
  2. To the same pan add white asparagus and cook until cooked through yet still somewhat crunchy. Remove from pan.
  3. To the same pan add mushrooms and cook until lightly browned on each side. Add garlic and cook until aromatic, mixing in with the mushrooms afterwards.
  4. To the pan add the asparagus, creme fraiche or heavy cream and cheese. Cook until sauce has thickened to desired consistency. Add bacon back in and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve over pasta.
Recipe Notes

For a dairy free version of this recipe use coconut cream instead of heavy cream and shredded vegan cheese

Nutrition Facts
Pasta with Asparagus and Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 496 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 88mg29%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 772mg22%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1805IU36%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 138mg14%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.