Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins
Low fat pasta recipe using tasty asparagus and red pepper with garlic to surround the penne pasta.
Make and share this Asparagus and Sweet Pepper Penne Rigate recipe from Food.com.
- Bring 4 quarts water to boil for the penne pasta. Chop the asparagus and steam for 4-6 minutes. Run cold water over the asparagus when it is done. Add the penne pasta to the boiling water and cook to al dente, about eight minutes. Chop the peppers and mince the garlic; place them into a frying pan or dutch oven with the oil and lightly saute. Add the asparagus and the pasta and mix. Garnish with chopped Italian parsley. Add salt and pepper and lemon juice if you like.