Pasta With Asparagus


  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus - trimmed and cut into 1 inch piece
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms - sliced
  • 8 ounces garlic-basil flavored angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper


Cook pasta according to package instructions.

Heat the olive oil in a nonstick skillet.

Sauté asparagus in the pan over medium heat for about 3 minutes.

Add chicken broth and mushroom slices; cook 3 minutes more.

Drain pasta, and transfer to a serving dish.

Gently toss pasta with asparagus mixture, adding cheese and red pepper flakes.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Pasta With Asparagus Recipe?

Recipe makes: 4 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 312
Carbohydrates: 53
Total Fat: 5
Saturated Fat:
Cholesterol: 8
Sodium: 244
Good for You
Protein: 17
Weight Watchers
Points: 6