Pasta with Asparagus and Simple White Wine Sauce

Pasta with Asparagus and Simple White Wine Sauce

TNP Originals


1 pound your favorite Pasta

1/2 bunch fresh Asparagus, cut into 1″ pieces

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated, plus more for garnish

1/2 cup Spring Peas

5 tablespoons Butter, unsalted

1/2 cup White Wine

1 tablespoon Reserved Pasta Water

1 teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper


Blanch asparagus and peas. Set aside.

Bring a large pot of generously salted water to a boil. Cook pasta to al dente (according to package instructions). Reserve 1 tablespoon of pasta water before draining.

In a skillet, melt butter and white wine over medium heat. Once butter is melted, add pasta water, salt, and pepper. Stir for 2-3 minutes. Add asparagus, peas, pasta, and parmesan. Toss to coat in the sauce. Garnish with additional parmesan to serve.


Photographed by Alli Shepherd.


  1. Claire

    March 30th, 2016

    What kind of pasta is used here?

  2. Danielle Kosann

    March 30th, 2016

    Casarecce pasta

  3. joyswco

    August 20th, 2016

    What type of white wine, please?

  4. Laura Kosann

    August 23rd, 2016

    Hi Joy! The important thing is that it’s a dry white wine. So if you just do a very dry Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay you have around already, that will work great!

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