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Fettuccine with Asparagus, Bacon & Shiitake

Fettuccine with Asparagus, Bacon & Shiitake

Brilliant flavors all wrapped up in one pasta. My 11 year even asks for this.


  • 1 pound asparagus, cut into 1" pieces
  • 8-10 slices of bacon or ’ready crisp’ bacon, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/2 pound shitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • Olive oil


  1. Saute asparagus in olive oil until half way tender
  2. Add shitakes and sauteuntil softened
  3. Add bacon and thyme and cook for about 2 minutes
  4. Cook the pasta according to package directions
  5. Drain pasta and mix with the asparagus, bacon, mushrooms and thyme in a large bowl.
  6. Drizzle with a little olive oil, season with salt & pepper to taste and serve