• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


Very easy and delicious pasta meal that the whole family will enjoy!

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 5 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 pkt spaghetti
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 3
  • 2 tbs pouring cream
  • 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbs pesto
  • Extra grated parmesan cheese


  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil over a high heat. Cut a cross into the base of each tomato and blanch in the boiling water for 30 seconds. Plunge into cold water, peel away skins and roughly chop. Add pasta to pot and cook according to packet instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavybased frying pan over a medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 15-30 seconds. Add tomatoes to pan and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in asparagus. Cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until sauce is thick.
  3. Stir in cream and parmesan. Season to taste, add drained pasta to pan and toss to coat. Divide amongst 4 plates, drizzle each serve with pesto and serve with extra parmesan

  • Meat free Monday meal added to my list. Scrumptious


  • Asparagus is one of my favourite vegetable so I definitely need to try this one!


  • A simple yet delicious spaghetti recipe,very nice!


  • Brilliant recipe, thanks so much for sharing!


  • this recipe sounds so fresh and tasty.


  • Some lovely tasty additions to the spaghetti!


  • Thanks for sharing this recipe; shared with friends!


  • Thanks for sharing this recipe; looks delicious.


  • also thank you for making an effort to share this. it’s a great recipe


  • i love this version! thanks


  • I would include some mushrooms too for some protein.


  • what a good combination, thanks for sharing


  • a lovely and lighter version for spaghetti, printing this out, thanks for sharing


  • What a delicious and easy meal to make. I’d love to add some sliced raw onion and a little chilli to the recipe, and maybe even a little crispy crumbled bacon. Yum, I can taste it now.


  • Lovely Italian meal.


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