One Pot Pasta with Butter Asparagus & Meat Sausage

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The asparagus season has begun & the first asparagus has been in the supermarkets for a few weeks. Of course I couldn’t walk around it & took a bunch of green asparagus with me straight away.

Since there was still a meat sausage in the fridge at home & I felt like pasta again, everything came together in the pan & the result was this delicious & super quick to make one pot pasta with creamy sauce, asparagus & sausage insert. Have fun cooking!

Cooked/Baked today: One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes with Asparagus, Recipes with Meat Sausage, Fast Food, Simple Recipes, One Pot Pasta Recipes
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One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 500 grams corkscrew pasta (or other type of pasta)
  • 500 grams green asparagus
  • 250 grams of meat sausage (cooked ham or “Kassler”)
  • 200 milliliters cream
  • 1 liter water
  • 75 grams Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • ¼ lemon
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil for frying

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pan or pot with lid
  • Vegetable peeler for asparagus
  • Grater for Parmesan


…for one pot pasta with asparagus & meat sausage:

Peel and finely chop a large onion. Also peel and finely chop the garlic. Wash the asparagus, peel off the lower third with a vegetable peeler & cut off the woody ends, then cut the asparagus into pieces. Cut the meat sausage (alternatively boiled ham or “Kassler”) into small cubes.

Preparing One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

Preparing One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

Heat up a large pan (or pot) with a good dash of oil, add the onions & garlic to the pan & sweat over medium heat for 2 – 3 minutes, turning occasionally. Then add 500 grams of uncooked corkscrew pasta, the pieces of asparagus and meat sausage, 1 liter of water, 200 milliliters of cream and 2 teaspoons of salt to the pan.

Bring the contents of the pan to a boil while stirring occasionally & allow to simmer gently with the lid closed over low heat for approx. 10 – 12 minutes, stirring from time to time so that nothing can burn on the bottom of the pan. Meanwhile, finely grate the Parmesan and set aside.

Serving One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

Serving One Pot Pasta with Asparagus & Meat Sausage

As soon as the pasta is cooked, stir in 2 – 3 hands of grated parmesan, season everything with salt, pepper and a dash of lemon juice to taste & then spread the one pot pasta on deep plates & serve. Have fun cooking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):


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