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Tangy and Fresh Pasta Sauce With Garden Vegetables

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“My fresh pasta sauce is great with any pasta but we like vermicelli. Any other fresh vegetables would be lovely additions. My family likes this dish served alongside fresh grilled tuna in the hot, humid Mississippi summertime.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Steam the asparagus until al dente, usually 3/4 minutes.
  2. Drain and chop asparagus into 2 inch pieces.
  3. Chop cherry tomatoes.
  4. Cook pasta according to the package directions, drain, and toss with a little olive oil so it doesn't stick together.
  5. In a food processor, combine garlic, capers, parsley, olive oil, red onion, Dijon, and pepper and finely chop.
  6. Toss asparagus pieces and cherry tomatoes with sauce and pasta and serve with optional grated Parmesan.

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