An healty and yummy whole wheat pasta with crunchy asparagus.
Making ciriole is very easy: just click here for the instructions and replace the all-pourposes flour with the whole wheat!

Ingredients

FOR THE PASTA:

  • 400 g whole wheat flour
  • water as required (about 250 ml )
  • salt

FOR THE SAUCE:

  • 400 g tomato puree
  • 350 g wild asparagus (or baby asparagus)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • half chopped chili
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

Time

total: 50′

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Level

easy

Serves

4

vegetarian

Directions

Make ciriole as indicated here .

THE SAUCE: heat 4-5 tbsp of oil in a large pan. Squeeze the garlic clove and fry it for 2-3 minutes.
Cut the bottom of asparagus and discard. Cut the rest into equal lenght pieces. Put them in the pan and fry for 8-9 minutes.
Add the tomato puree and cook for 20 minutes. Salt at taste.

Bring a large pan of salted water to boil. Cook ciriole for 7-8 minutes.
Drain the pasta and season with the asparagus sauce and sprinkle with a generous amount of Parmesan if you like.
Buon Appetito!