Asparagus and Pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 219.6
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 92.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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A light, healthy pasta dish incorporating fresh asparagus. A light, healthy pasta dish incorporating fresh asparagus.
Number of Servings: 2


    1 tbsp olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 medium red onion, sliced
    Approx 20 asparagus spears, cleaned and cut into 1 inch peices
    1 large tomato, diced
    salt and pepper
    approx 1 cup cooked whole wheat pasta


Heat up the oil in a large skillet, med heat. Add garlic and cook for a minute, then add onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add asparagus, dash of salt and pepper to taste, stir and cook for an additional minute. Turn heat down to low and cook approx 7 to 8 minutes covered. Uncover and add tomatoes, cook for 1 minute and add cooked pasta. Stir to coat. You can cook the whole dish for a minute or two longer if desired.

For a little more variety, top with fresh basil.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUNNY238.

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