Penne With Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter

Recipe by podapo
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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