Green Vegetable and Walnut Pasta

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Green Vegetable and Walnut Pasta
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
30 min.
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This recipe is full of nutrients from the veggies and energizing, fiberous carbohydrates from the pasta, making this a well rouded meal that is perfect for lunch and dinner. 

This is a vegitarian recipe, but if you want more protein, you can add some grilled chicken to the pasta. 

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2 ¾ cups green Asparagus
1 cup french Green beans
6 Tbsps olive oil
2 Tbsps lemon juice
1 Tbsp parsley
salt
freshly ground peppers
7 ozs Spaghettini
2 Tbsps canned Sweet corn (kernels)
1 Tbsp parsley
0.333 cup roughly chopped Walnut
2 Tbsps crumbled pecorino romano
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Peel the lower third of each asparagus spear, cut off the ends and cut the spears into approximately 2" pieces.

2.
Cook in boiling, salted water for 10-12 minutes, then drain. Trim the beans and add to the asparagus after 4 minutes.
3.
Cook the spaghettini in plenty of boiling, salted water according to the package instructions until al dente.
4.

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and briefly toss the asparagus, beans, and sweet corn kernels. Season well with salt and pepper and add lemon juice to taste.

5.
Mix in the drained spaghettini with the nuts and parsley. Serve on plates sprinkled with the crumbled cheese.