Asparagus & Penne With Garlic Butter Sauce
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Asparagus & Penne With Garlic Butter Sauce

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

10 min
15 min


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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

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

  4. STEP 4

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


9Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
75Sodium (mg)
36Carbohydrates (g)
2Dietary Fiber
8Protein (g)


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  June 02, 2013

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

— says Eileen
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