Penne & Creamy Asparagus

Penne & Creamy Asparagus
This 30-minute recipe is the ticket to elegant weekday dining. The rich cream sauce perfectly coats the chicken chunks, asparagus, and pasta.
Makes 6
Prep 5 m
Cook 19 m



  1. 1 of 3 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes. Scoop out and set aside.
  2. 2 of 3 Return water to boiling and add pasta. Cook as package directs; drain and keep warm.
  3. 3 of 3 Meanwhile, melt butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3 minutes, until no longer pink. Add asparagus, heavy cream, Parmesan, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Simmer until reduced slightly, about 7 to 8 minutes. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts, if desired. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Penne & Creamy Asparagus
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 12 g sat. fat, 114 mg chol., 399 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 35 g pro., 575 kcal cal., 24 g Fat, total, 53 g carb.