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Prep Time:10 minutesss

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 servings


This is a great spring dinner dish. I like to serve it cold on a warm day but its great warm too. Also, its healthy and simple!


  • 1 can of halved artichoke hearts
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 asparagus spears
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Angel hair pasta, four servings according to box
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Garnish with shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. Boil artichokes according to packaging
  2. Drain and chop artichoke hearts
  3. Cut asparagus into two inch pieces
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a medium sauce pan
  5. Add garlic, salt and pepper to the oil. Heat for 1 minute.
  6. Add the asparagus and cook for five minutes over medium heat
  7. Add artichokes and squeeze half a lemon into the pan
  8. Drain pasta saving a few tablespoons of the pasta water (to thicken sauce)
  9. Place pasta and remaining water into the sauce pan, stir with veggies
  10. Add the remaining two tablespoons of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste
  11. Take of heat and garnish with shaved Parmesan and lemon zest.
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