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Lemon Asparagus Pasta

This simple and delicious Lemon Asparagus Pasta dish is the perfect meal for the entire family. It's great for a stage 3 chunky puree, as a finger food for 9 months and up, a toddler meal, and even for adults!

Nutritional Information

  • An excellent source of vitamin K for bone health and blood clotting.
  • A good source of vitamin C, for iron absorption and immune support.
  • A good source of vitamin A, for healthy eyes.
  • Contains prebiotic fiber to help feed the good bacteria in the gut.

Lemon Asparagus Pasta

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
6 servings
 9+ months


  • 8 oz pasta of choice
  • 4 oz asparagus, trimmed and chopped into 2-3" long pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup whole milk ricotta
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, fresh
  • 1-2 tbsp lemon zest
  • salt and pepper (optional)


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil and cook pasta according to the directions on the box. When you have 5 minutes left on your cooking time, add in your asparagus. Drain. 
  2. In the same saucepan, over low heat, add in the oil or butter and garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add in the ricotta, lemon juice and zest and stir. Add in the pasta and asparagus and mix until incorporated. 
  3. Serve and enjoy



Age: 6+ months

Yield: 6 portions

Storage: you can store this in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Stage 3 Puree: for a true Stage 3 puree, pulse the pasta and asparagus in a food processor until the pasta is broken up into small 'pea-size' pieces.