Asparagus, Chicken and Penne Pasta

Asparagus, Chicken and Penne Pasta


"This dish is slightly spicy. It has a unique and awesome taste!"


35 m servings 311 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 20.3 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute chicken until firm and lightly browned; remove from pan. Add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet. Cook and stir garlic, asparagus, and red pepper flakes in oil until asparagus is tender. Stir in chicken, and cook for 2 minutes to blend the flavors. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss pasta with chicken and asparagus mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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  1. 273 Ratings


This recipe has potential. Prepared according the recipe the meal is bland and dry. Saute the chicken in the oil, garlic and pepper flakes. I added thyme and basil to taste. Double the amou...

I took the suggestion of another rater and cooked my chicken with some vintage white wine, seasoned the chicken with onion powder, salt, pepper, and some crushed basil. I also simmered the aspar...

This was very delicious, and I will definitely make it many times in the future. I made some slight variations based on past reviews, but I'm sure it would have been just as good straight from ...

As previous reviews have stated: this recipe is very dry and bland as is! I love asparagus so I decided to give it a second chance only ‘kicking it up a notch’ by sautéing one yellow pepper, ½ ...

The first time I made this, I thought it was bland and the flavors didn't mix well. After experimenting several times, this is my favorite new dish. This is what I did: I seasoned the chicken...

Delicious! Easy to make and tasetd great too!

This was my first real kitchen experience; mom was tired, and it was MY turn to do dinner. As a 17-year-old, I know I'm a bit behind in the cooking arena...honestly, the most I'd ever attempted...

This was ok. Needs some color maybe a red bell pepper. Some garlic and onion. I also added a little bit of chicken broth because it was a little dry.

I'm not much of a cook, and this was my first time online searching for recipes. I really liked this recipe and my family did, too. My 12 year old decided she liked asparagus! I used the roma...