ADAPTED from Smitten Kitchen
INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb pasta, 1 ounce of goat cheese, zest of 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, a handful of asparagus stems
DIRECTIONS: Cook pasta according to the directions. Cut asparagus into one inch pieces, discarding the tough end pieces. Three minutes before the pasta done, dump asparagus into pasta water. Meanwhile mix goat cheese, lemon zest, olive oil, and a few rounds of pepper in a large bowl.
Using a colander, fish out the pasta and dump it into the goat cheese bowl. Add a few dashes of pasta water, Stir to combine and ingest happily.