Lemon Asparagus Pasta

Lemon Asparagus Pasta

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Chop Suey 2

"Bright lemony flavor. Easy to make and can sit out during warm weather. Can be served hot, warm, or cold."

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 378 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 378 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 17.8 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 45g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 12.7 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 206 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a boil. Stir in penne and return to a boil. Cook pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 8 minutes. Penne will still be slightly firm.
  2. Stir asparagus into the pot with the boiling penne pasta and bring back to a boil; cook until pasta is tender and asparagus is softened but still bright green, about 3 more minutes. Drain pasta and asparagus.
  3. Place penne and asparagus into a large bowl; lightly stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and black pepper until thoroughly combined.
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Made the recipe just as it stated, and it was not only Delicious, but a huge hit with family members. Made it ahead, then put it in the fridge, then pulled it out to serve (room temp) as a side ...

YUM YUM and more YUM! Simple and delicious! The cooking times are spot on. I liked that the asparagus were still a bit crisp. The lemon really makes the recipe, so don't skimp! I made the recip...

Easy to make, I thought it was okay but I am only giving it 3 stars because the rest of my family was not thrilled by this. Pretty healthy tasting dish but not for lemon-hating five year olds!