Linguini with Artichokes and Caramelized Onions

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceNCGA February 2011 Co-op Deals Flyer & February 2011 Onion Skin Newsletter
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

A quick & healthy weeknight dinner option.

Ingredients

1/2 pound
linguine (whole wheat)
1/2 cup
olive oil
1  
onion, yellow
2 cloves
garlic
1/4 pound
asparagus
1/4 cup
tomatoes, sun-dried in oil
1/4 cup
walnuts
6 1/2 ounces
artichoke hearts (marinated)
2 tablespoons
oregano (fresh)
2 tablespoons
olives, kalamata
2 ounces
cheese, parmesan
   
salt and pepper

Instructions

Heat a large pot of water to boiling. Cook linguini according to package directions. Drain.

In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over low to medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, until they are soft and caramelized, about 15 to 20 minutes. Add the rest of the olive oil to the pan, along with the garlic, asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, and walnuts, and cook for 5 more minutes until asapargus is tender. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the artichokes, oregano, and olives. Toss the veggies with the pasta, add salt and pepper to taste, and top each serving with cheese.