Asparagus pasta with meatballs

Asparagus pasta with meatballs

Based on 5 ratings
Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"A great seasonal pasta! Off season, you can also use green asparagus. The light lemon note of the meatballs gives the recipe a real fresh kick!"

Difficulty

Easy 👌
35
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
300 g
pasta
300 g
ground meat
1
egg
1
shallot
1 tsp
mustard
1 tbsp
breadcrumb
500 g
white asparagus
100 g
frozen peas
1
lemon
300 ml
vegetable broth
200 g
cream
1 tbsp
starch
15 g
parsley

Utensils

cutting board, peeler, knife, bowl (large), frying pan, pot, sieve

  • Step 1/4

    Peel the asparagus and cut diagonally into pieces approx. 2 cm long. Grate the zest of half a lemon. Finely chop the parsley and set aside.
    • cutting board
    • peeler
    • knife

    Peel the asparagus and cut diagonally into pieces approx. 2 cm long. Grate the zest of half a lemon. Finely chop the parsley and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Peel and finely dice the shallot. In a large bowl, mix the minced meat with the shallot cubes, egg, breadcrumbs, mustard, lemon zest, salt and pepper and form small balls.
    • bowl (large)

    Peel and finely dice the shallot. In a large bowl, mix the minced meat with the shallot cubes, egg, breadcrumbs, mustard, lemon zest, salt and pepper and form small balls.

  • Step 3/4

    Bring the broth to a boil in a pan with the juice of half a lemon, a pinch of sugar and some salt. Add the meatballs to the broth and cook on low heat for approx. 8-10 min. Then remove them from the broth. Then cook the asparagus pieces and the peas for approx. 8 min. on medium heat. Then add the cream. Then mix the starch with a little water and thicken the liquid. Put the meatballs back into the sauce and let them stand.
    • frying pan

    Bring the broth to a boil in a pan with the juice of half a lemon, a pinch of sugar and some salt. Add the meatballs to the broth and cook on low heat for approx. 8-10 min. Then remove them from the broth. Then cook the asparagus pieces and the peas for approx. 8 min. on medium heat. Then add the cream. Then mix the starch with a little water and thicken the liquid. Put the meatballs back into the sauce and let them stand.

  • Step 4/4

    Bring water to a boil and add salt. Cook the pasta for approx. 7-8 min. Then add the pasta and parsley directly into the asparagus sauce and season everything again with salt and pepper. Enjoy!
    • pot
    • sieve

    Bring water to a boil and add salt. Cook the pasta for approx. 7-8 min. Then add the pasta and parsley directly into the asparagus sauce and season everything again with salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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