Penne with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes is a simple meal for any day of the week! Made with fresh asparagus, cherry tomatoes and a few simple ingredients.
tough ends trimmed, and sliced on the bias into 1-2 inch lengths
freshly ground black pepper
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to the package directions until al dente.
While the pasta is cooking, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add asparagus and sauté 4 minutes. Mix in garlic and sauté 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are tender, about 6 minutes.
When the pasta is finished cooking, drain and toss pasta with parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Add tomato mixture and toss again. Garnish with basil and serve.
, Fat: 7g
, Saturated Fat: 2g
, Cholesterol: 8mg
, Sodium: 364mg
, Potassium: 633mg
, Carbohydrates: 52g
, Fiber: 5g
, Sugar: 6g
, Protein: 15g
, Vitamin A: 1615%
, Vitamin C: 34.3%
, Calcium: 207%
, Iron: 4.1%
*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.
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