Leonardo DiCaprio – Gluten Free Pasta

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  • 1 lb gluten free pasta
  • 1 lb asparagus trimmed
  • 2 c. heavy cream
  • 1 stick  (8 tbs) unsalted butter
  • ¾ C. parmesan or Romano cheese grated
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ lb thick sliced ham diced
  • 6 oz baby arugula



Prepare pasta per package instructions.

Trim asparagus and drop in boiling water until tender (3 or 4 minutes).

Drain asparagus and set aside. If you cook the asparagus ahead of time, plunge in ice water to stop cooking. Towel dry and set aside.

Heat butter and cream in a medium saucepan until it starts to bubble. Add grated cheese and continue cooking until it starts to thicken. Add ham and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Cut asparagus on the diagonal into 1 ½ inch pieces. Add drained pasta to pasta bowl and toss with sauce, asparagus and arugula.

Serve with grated cheese on side.




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