Asparagus & Penne With Garlic Butter Sauce

Asparagus & Penne With Garlic Butter Sauce

Using mild-flavored vegetables lets the subtle flavor of wine come through.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
141 Rating


1 2/3 cups (6 ounces) uncooked dried penne pasta
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1 (8-ounce) package (4 cups) fresh crimini mushrooms, sliced
8 ounces (2 cups) asparagus spears, broken into 2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons dry white wine or chicken broth
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Keep warm.

Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet melt butter until sizzling; add mushrooms. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add asparagus; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until asparagus is crisply tender.

Increase heat to high. Add wine and garlic; cook 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat.

Add cooked pasta to skillet; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 260

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 75mg

Carbohydrates: 36g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 8g

Recipe #10323©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Delicious, easy to make. Great this time of the year using fresh asparagus

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