Lemon Pasta Salad
  • 1 lb cooked pasta
  • 1 lb (or bunch) asparagus
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1egg yolk
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 leaves basil thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano/Parmesan Cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Bring water to a boil in saucepan.
  2. In small bowl mix lemon juice, egg yolk olive oil and garlic.
  3. Slowly pour a small amount of hot water at a time into lemon mixture
  4. Whisk continually (so the egg yolk doesn't "cook" and separate)
  5. Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and heat thoroughly
  6. Add butter, basil, salt and pepper.
  7. Pour sauce over a pound of cooked pasta
  8. that you have run under cold water and tossed with olive oil.
  9. Add grated cheese
  10. *with one tablespoon olive oil,
  11. saute asparagus cut into small pieces until tender,
  12. toss asparagus into pasta and sauce.
  13. Serve cold, room temperature.
  14. Garnish with lemon slices
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2014/03/lemon-pasta-salad.html