Our wonderful restaurants are busy keeping folks fed by offering take-out and delivery options throughout the city. Check out over 100 up-to-date options at DineStockton.com. We hope to provide some cooking demonstrations here in the future. Until then, we offer you a recipe you can make at home that is full of Stockton pride. Enjoy!
Asparagus Festival Favorite - Asparagus Pasta:
1/3 cup olive oil· 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms· 1/2 cup chopped green onions· 4 cloves garlic, minced· 1/2 cup olive wedges· 1 cup diced tomatoes(fresh or canned, drained)· 2 cups cooked asparagus,tips and center cuts only· 1-1/2 cups chicken stock· 1/2 cup marsala wine· cornstarch wash(equal amounts constarch and water)· 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning· 1 Tbsp salt· 1 tsp pepper· 16 oz. pasta fusilli· grated Romano cheese
In a large skillet, over high heat, sauté the mushrooms, green onion, and garlic in the olive oil until tender. Add the olives and tomatoes. Heat thoroughly. Add cooked asparagus and dry spices, stirring constantly. Add marsala wine to flash point, then add chicken stock. Add cornstarch wash to thicken. Pour over cooked pasta, mix, sprinkle with grated Romano cheese and serve hot. Serves 6.
Find the fresh ingredients above, and more, at local San Joaquin County farm stands and farmers markets (opening soon and considered essential services). For a full list and detailed map go online to: SanJoaquinFarms.com