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creamy asparagus pasta

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

A simple shortcut gives this pasta its delectable creaminess; a package of garlic and herb flavored spreadable cheese, does the job.It melts into the pasta, generously coating each piece. You can substitute any seasonal vegetables for the asparagus if desired. Did you know that eating a little asparagus every day reduces water retention in your body? That's what Dr. Oz says.

(1 rating)
yield 6 cups or 4 servings
prep time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For creamy asparagus pasta

  • 8 oz
    barilla- farfalle, bow-tie pasta
  • 2 c
    diagonally sliced thin asparagus to 1-inch
  • 5 or 6 oz
    garlic and herb spreadable cheese
  • 3/4 c
    drained, sliced oil-packed sun dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 c
    white eine or lower-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp

How To Make creamy asparagus pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions, adding asparagus during last minute of cooking; drain. Return pasta and asparagus to pot. Stir in spreadable cheese until melted and smooth. Stir in ingredients.
  • 2
    Note: Cooked chicken pieces may be added and more parmesan cheese, if desired.