Pasta With Asparagus

READY IN: 55mins
loof
Recipe by breezermom

I love asparagus, and this is another lovely way to enjoy it!

Top Review by loof

What a delicious pasta dish! I had a variety of partial packages of pasta in the pantry (penne, rigatoni, spaghetti) so just used a combination of those, otherwise made just as directed and wouldn't change a thing. Loved all the veggies in this - thanks for posting the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Snap off the tough ends of the asparagus. Cut asparagus diagonally into 1 inch pieces; set aside.
  2. Cook fettucine according to package directions. Drain well, and set aside.
  3. Saute onion and garlic in melted butter in a large skillet over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the asparagus, mushrooms, and carrot. Saute 7 minutes.
  4. Add half and half, chicken broth, and basil; cook over high heat 5 minutes or until the liquid is reduced by about 1/3. Stir in green and red pepper; cook 3 minutes.
  5. Add reserved fettucine, 1 cup Parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve immediately.

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