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05-11-2010, 09:06 AM
3 cups Barilla Plus Pasta
1 lb. fresh asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 lb. extra lean ground beef
2 tablespoons Olive oil
1/4 cup shallots, minced (about 1)
2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced
salt and pepper to taste

Cook pasta according to package directions. Add asparagus and cook uncovered until tender. Drain well. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Heat olive oil in same skillet over medium heat until hot. Add shallots and garlic cloves, minced; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add beef; toss to mix. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Combine beef mixture with pasta and asparagus in large bowl; toss well.

05-11-2010, 10:21 AM
I love asparagus

08-14-2012, 08:35 AM
Beef and chicken are good sources of protein, but the two types of meat have different nutritional profiles. Although chicken is often considered a superior protein source because of its low fat and calorie content, beef does offer nutritional benefits, and in some cases, it can be preferable to chicken. Note that different cooking methods will affect the nutritional values of each type of meat.

08-14-2012, 11:13 AM
I'll have to give this one a day in court. :)

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