4 oz. asparagus (about 1-½ cups), trimmed and cut into1- to 2-inch pieces
2 oz. sliced mushrooms (about 1 cup)
2 T. butter
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 c. half-and-half
1 c. shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese
¼ c. chicken broth
6 to 8 oz. Alaska smoked salmon, chunked
Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water according to package directions, adding asparagus during the last 3 minutes of cooking time and mushrooms during the last 2 minutes; drain.
While pasta is cooking, melt butter in a large pan. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute over medium heat. Reduce heat to low. Stir in half-and-half and cheese until melted. Stir in broth and Alaska Smoked Salmon; heat through. Season to taste with salt and red pepper flakes, if desired. Pour sauce over pasta to serve. Serves 4.
courtesy of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
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