Vary this recipe by adding chicken or lean steak for a protein-packed pasta dish.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2004

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Recipe Summary

prep:
8 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
23 mins
Yield:
5 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and keep warm.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, shallots, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes

  • Add broth, asparagus, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until asparagus is tender.

  • Combine pasta and asparagus mixture; sprinkle with cheese and basil, tossing well. Serve immediately.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

339 calories; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 2.6g; protein 14.3g; carbohydrates 57.6g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 3mg; sodium 626mg; calories from fat 19%; fiber 5.7g; calcium 148mg.
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