Penne With Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by podapo

I found this at and found it to have a very unique flavor. Cooking times are estimates.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

I made half a recipe for the two of us and it turned out great. I did cook 1 chicken breast and added to the recipe. Also served a salad savory salad that had balsamic too. I found it on Food and Wine via pinterest.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400.
  2. Snap the tough ends off the asparagus and discard them.
  3. Cut the spears into 1 inch pieces.
  4. Put the aspargus on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil and 1/4 tsp.
  5. each of the salt and pepper.
  6. Roast until tender, about 10 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, put the vinegar in a small saucepan.
  8. Simmer until 3 T.
  9. remain.
  10. Stir in the brown sugar and the remainig 1/4 tsp.
  11. pepper.
  12. Remove from heat.
  13. Cook the penne in a large pot of boiling, salted water just until done, about 13 minutes.
  14. Drain the pasta and toss with the butter, vinegar, asparagus, Parmesan and the remaining 1 3/4 tsp.
  15. salt.
  16. Serve with additional Parmesan.

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