Asparagus, Chicken and Penne Pasta (

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling.
  2. water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and transfer to a large.
  3. bowl.
  4. 2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute.
  5. chicken until firm and lightly browned; remove from pan. Add the remaining.
  6. tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet. Cook and stir garlic, asparagus, and red.
  7. pepper flakes in oil until asparagus is tender. Stir in chicken, and cook for 2.
  8. minutes to blend the flavors. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. 3. Toss pasta with chicken and asparagus mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


Most Helpful

This was a delicious pasta dish - a little out of the ordinary. I used 2 twelve ounce cans of asparagus since it's not in season right now. It worked out fine - just doesn't need to be heated very long with the seasoning. Lots of flavour! I used light parmesan, making this a fairly diet-friendly recipe.

Debbb February 16, 2008

We thought this was very bland. It almost seemed like something was missing, like some kind of sauce.

texas*gal April 11, 2006

This is really good with seashell pasta because that's all I had. It's actually the second time I made this because the first time I made the mistake of using canned asparagus. Really bad idea. Use only fresh asparagus in this and you will have a wonderful light and tastey dinner!

Bippie April 07, 2006

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