Fettucine Asparagus With Shiitake & Smoked Bacon Recipe

(Recipe is from Diane Pariseau of Triology Restaurant, St. Helena, Calif.)

Step 1

Saute bacon in skillet until crisp, remove to a plate. Drain off excess fat, then add olive oil to the skillet and cook the mushrooms until softened. Lightly blanch the asparagus. Cook the pasta briefly in boiling salted water. Drain the noodles and toos with the asparagus, bacon, shiitake and fresh herbs. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutritional analysis per serving: 667.4 calories; 35 grams total fat; (9.9 grams saturated fat); 27.7 grams protein; 56.8 grams carbohydrates; 175.5 milligrams cholesterol; 709.7 milligrams sodium.

Things You'll Need

  • 6oz Smoked bacon or pancetta,
  • -cut into 1/2" dice
  • 4tb Olive oil
  • 6oz Fresh shiitake mushrooms,
  • -sliced
  • 1lb Asparagus, cut into 2" piece
  • 12oz Fresh fettucine
  • 1tb Fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 2tb Fresh oregano, finely
  • -chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

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