Asparagus & White Wine Pasta Sauce

When I was younger I absolutely hated the idea of having to eat asparagus. But as many things in life, things change! Now I absolutely LOVE asparagus. The taste & texture that it adds to meals is mouthwatering.

This recipe came about after having a really busy & tiring day. I had other plans for the asparagus that I had in my refrigerator but it was too complicated after the day I had. But I simply couldn’t give up on them as I was already so set on having them for dinner. So I just came up with something simple, easy, quick & good for everyone.

If you take a look at the recipe you will be able to see that when I say that it is quick & easy, I really meant it! This Asparagus & White Wine Pasta Sauce is sure to be a salvation on days were you just want to have a quick & tasty meal! I know that I will.

Asparagus & White Wine Pasta Sauce

Such a simple sauce but extremely tasty! It has officially become my favorite pasta sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Servings 5
Calories 188 kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 90 g red onion diced
  • 15 g garlic diced
  • 225 g asparagus chopped
  • 300 ml white wine
  • Salt & pepper
  • ¾ vegetable stock cube
  • 500 g pasta
  • 50 g Grana Padano grated


  • Boil the pasta to your liking in some salted water.
  • In a frying pan, heat up the olive oil & melt the butter.
  • Add the onions & garlic. Season them with salt & pepper. Cook them for 3 minutes over medium to high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the asparagus & vegetable stock cube to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes over low to medium heat.
  • Add the white wine to the pan & bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Mix the sauce with the pasta & garnish with the cheese.


Calories: 188kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 7gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 798mgPotassium: 520mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 862IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 164mgIron: 2mg
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