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Penne with Asparagus Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Asparagus recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Asparagus using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sfcathia

Makes 4 servings



Garganelli with Asparagus and Pecorino Cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Asparagus

8 oz Whole Wheat Penne
2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2.5 cup Asparagus
8 fl oz Organic Low Sodium Chicken Broth
1 clove Garlic
1 oz Pecorino Romano Imported

Recipe Directions for Penne with Asparagus

  1. Cook pasta in boiling water with 1 tablespoon kosher salt according to package directions, omitting additional fat. Drain.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat. Add asparagus to pan; cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from pan; keep warm. Add broth, lemon rind, and garlic to pan; cook until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup (about 6 minutes). Return asparagus to pan. Add pasta, grated cheese, salt, and pepper; toss well. Place about 1 1/4 cups pasta mixture in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons shaved cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
95
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
157mg
7%
Potassium
172mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
45.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
11.2g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 10% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
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