Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, cook garlic, red pepper flakes and hot pepper sauce in oil and butter for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add asparagus and pepper.
  3. Saute until asparagus is crisp-tender (about 8-10 minutes).
  4. Add parmesan cheese; mix well.
  5. Pour over hot pasta and toss to coat.
  6. Sprinkle with additional shredded parmesan if desired.
  7. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

I liked this... right amount of heat and a nice switch from red sauce pasta. I think I would use less oil, it seemed a bit heavy. I also added the parmesan once the pasta was on plates as suggested below, and I added some red bell pepper because I had it on hand. I felt like it needed a little something more, though. Perhaps fresh parsley or oregano. Cilantro for a different taste? I'll make this again but keep experimenting.

EmilyStrikesAgain February 05, 2007

I go to law school, my boyfriend works late, but we like our homecooked meals and this was fantastic!! It cooks up so quick and is a healthy dish. I have made it once per the recipe and then once with chicken both times were great!

ringo May 19, 2006

This was a great recipe! Will make again!

Amy L. December 29, 2005