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Fettuccine with Creamy Pork & Asparagus Sauce
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Fettuccine with Creamy Pork & Asparagus Sauce
Level
Easy
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
30 minutes
Servings
12 servings (1 cup per serving)
  • Ground pork, asparagus tips, and tender strands of pasta are bathed in a creamy wine sauce in this delicious, yet easy-to-make dish from J. Vela Palomino, a MiCocinaLatina.com enthusiastic cook from Cusco, Peru. Sprinkled with tangy queso fresco and garnished with chopped parsley, it’s ideal for both a quick weeknight dinner and special occasion.
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
  • 12 ounces dry fettuccine pasta, broken in half
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 1/2 cups (about 1/2 pound) fresh asparagus, tips and tender stalks cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 3 ounces grated queso fresco or Parmesan cheese or more to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley or cilantro (optional)
MAKE IT
Step 1
Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
Step 2
Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet on medium low heat. Add onions; cook until lightly golden about 3 minutes. Add ground pork; cook on medium heat stirring constantly, until no longer pink; drain. Stir in asparagus tips. Season with salt and pepper. Add wine; bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes to reduce. Reduce heat to low; add evaporated milk. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
Step 3
Combine pork and asparagus sauce with drained fettuccine. Serve immediately sprinkled with a little queso fresco and parsley, if desired. Remaining cheese can be served along with pasta and sauce.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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