Squid Ink Linguine with Asparagus and Grated Parmesan with Tomato Basil Gourmet Pasta Sauce
Elevate your pasta night with this elegant and flavorful recipe for two. Black Squid Ink pasta, vibrant asparagus, and a rich Tomato Basil pasta sauce create a harmonious medley of textures and flavors that's as visually striking as it is delicious.
- 6 ounces of black Squid Ink pasta noodles
- 1 pouch Le Sauce & Co. Tomato Basil gourmet pasta sauce
- 1 cup of asparagus, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
- A pinch of Salt and Pepper
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
- Add the black Squid Ink pasta noodles and cook according to the package instructions until they are al dente (usually about 6-8 minutes).
- While the pasta is cooking, prepare the asparagus by trimming the woody ends and cutting them into bite-sized pieces.
- In a large skillet, heat the extra-virgin olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Add the asparagus pieces and sauté them for 3-4 minutes, or until they are tender-crisp and slightly browned. Season with a pinch of salt & pepper.
- Once the pasta is done cooking, strain and add in the skillet with the sautéed asparagus.
- Pour in the Tomato Basil pasta sauce and gently toss everything together until the pasta, asparagus, and sauce are well mixed.
- Divide the Squid Ink Pasta with Asparagus and Tomato Basil Sauce into two plates.
- Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over each serving.
- If desired, garnish with fresh basil leaves for a touch of color and freshness.
- Enjoy the Elegance of Squid Ink Pasta:
- Savor the captivating combination of black Squid Ink pasta, sautéed asparagus, and the rich, velvety Tomato Basil sauce. This dish is a feast for both the eyes and the palate.
This two-serving pasta recipe is a wonderful choice for a special dinner or whenever you want to indulge in a visually stunning and delicious meal. The unique Squid Ink pasta, paired with fresh asparagus and the classic Tomato Basil sauce, creates a symphony of flavors and textures that's sure to impress. Buon appetito!