Asparagus Pasta With Toasted Pecans

Recipe by Bev I Am
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare pasta according to package direction; rinse and drain.
  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus, and slice into 2-inch pieces.
  • Sauté asparagus in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat; 4 minutes.
  • Stir in red bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  • Stir in salt and pepper.
  • Toss together pasta, asparagus mixture, basil, 1/2 cup cheese, butter and 1/2 cup pecans.
  • Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and 1/2 cup pecans.
  • Garnish if desired.
  • Serves 6.
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