22 Reviews

This is a keeper. But I will have to watch how much red pepper and Tabasco sauce I put in for my family. They thought it was a bit hot, I thought it was just right. So if this is too hot for you remember B&B's tip...drink milk...it really works.

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Charlotte J June 03, 2002

Kari, this was great! It was so easy to make and looked so pretty with the bright green on the angel hair that I used. I took this recipe with me on my trip to make for the family, and they loved it too. I use New Mexico red chile flakes, and it really has a good bite to it, so I toned down the Tabasco, but put the bottle on the table for the real chile-heads! Thanks for posting a great recipe.

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Miss Annie June 20, 2002

As DH said, 'this is awesome!' This was so easy to make and the bright green of the asparagus with the pasta looks great. This was a bit spicy for my wimpy tastebuds but can easily tone it down for the next time I make it (DH can spice up his serving). I didn't use any Tabasco sauce. Also, next time I will at least double the cheese. Really enjoyed this nice change from a tomato-based sauce. Thanks for the recipe.

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Ducky March 19, 2003

I was intrigued by the simplicity of this dish and had to give it a try. It was sooper dooper, and I will make it again. Temperature wise, it was perfect for me, but I can see that it might be too spicey for some so caution on the pepper stuff.

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Bob Crouch May 20, 2003

I changed this recipe some instead of macaroni I used 1 lb Angel Hair 10 cloves garlic, green Tabasco 6 dashes no butter I used salt in the pasta water I also used 2 tbs capers and 2 tbs fresh basil. Served it with BBQ pork ribs. Everybody loved it. Thanks for the guide.

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rikusrme February 28, 2012

Wonderful way to enjoy asparagus! I had a couple of bunches and was looking for a new way to use it while it was still fresh. Very easy to make. I added some chicken I had on hand and used flat egg noodles. I grated pecorino romano cheese (similar to parmesan and it's what I had in the fridge) on just before serving. Delish.

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Cathy 41 July 11, 2011

This was an easy recipe. I used rotini, instead of elbow macaroni. I also used garlic powder, because I didn't have fresh garlic on hand. We like heat, so I used 1 tblsp of red pepper flakes, not a tsp. I will use more cheese next time, but overall great dish!

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Arsh17 March 31, 2010

Made as directed and I would say this makes more like 8 servings. I would reduce the amount of heat a little for the others in my family but I liked it as was.

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VA September 13, 2009

I love spicy and this hit the spot! I would definately use less oil or more pasta. Subbed whole wheat spaghetti noodles and mozzarella cheese. I should have put the cheese on after it was plated. It just made big clumps when melted in the pan. thx!

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I cook-You clean September 10, 2009

Yumyum!! What a welcome break from just asparagus w/butter or hollandaise/bearnaise...This is one of my favorite methods for getting rid of onions too haha! Thank you for posting this :)

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Pookatron March 08, 2009
Pasta with Asparagus