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Looking for a light and super fast supper? This easy pasta dish with grilled chicken and asparagus fits the bill. It's so delicious, even the kids will beg for seconds.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2003


Recipe Summary

4 mins
8 mins
12 mins
5 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450°.

  • Snap off tough ends of asparagus, and cut asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Arrange asparagus, mushrooms, and green onions in a single layer on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, reserving 3 tablespoons pasta water.

  • Add roasted vegetables, reserved pasta water, and chicken to pasta; toss gently.

  • Combine olive oil, 2 tablespoons hot water, balsamic vinegar, and pepper; stir well with a whisk. Add to pasta mixture, and toss well. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.


Cooking Light Superfast Suppers

Nutrition Facts

401 calories; calories from fat 25%; fat 11.2g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 4.8g; poly fat 1g; protein 28.4g; carbohydrates 47.5g; fiber 4.1g; cholesterol 50mg; iron 4mg; sodium 771mg; calcium 135mg.