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       Title: FETTUCINE ASPARAGUS WITH SHIITAKE AND SMOKED BACON
  Categories: Vegetables
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       6 oz Smoked bacon or pancetta,
            -cut into 1/2 dice
       4 tb Olive oil
       6 oz Fresh shiitake mushrooms,
            -sliced
       1 lb Asparagus, cut into 2 piece
      12 oz Fresh fettucine
       1 tb Fresh thyme, finely chopped
       2 tb Fresh oregano, finely
            -chopped
            Salt to taste
            Pepper to taste
  
   (Recipe is from Diane Pariseau of Triology Restaurant, St. Helena,
   Calif.)
   
   Saute bacon in skillet until crisp, remove to a plate. Drain off
   excess fat, then add olive oil to the skillet and cook the mushrooms
   until softened. Lightly blanch the asparagus. Cook the pasta briefly
   in boiling salted water. Drain the noodles and toos with the
   asparagus, bacon, shiitake and fresh herbs. Season with salt and
   pepper.
   
   Nutritional analysis per serving: 667.4 calories; 35 grams total fat;
   (9.9 grams saturated fat); 27.7 grams protein; 56.8 grams
   carbohydrates; 175.5 milligrams cholesterol; 709.7 milligrams sodium.
  
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