Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus

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Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus

Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus

Penne pasta with sun dried tomatoes, fresh asparagus, onions and Alfredo sauce.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: alfredo sauce, asparagus, dry white wine, onions, penne pasta, sun dried tomatoes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 16 ounce penne pasta
  • 1 lb. asparagus trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread or margarine
  • 1/3 cup onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato halves packed in oil; drained and chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 jar Creamy Alfredo Sauce Bertolli®

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, adding asparagus during last 2 minutes of cooking; drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread over medium heat and cook onion, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes and wine. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in Sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until heated through.
  • Toss Sauce with hot penne and asparagus. Garnish, if desired, with toasted pine nuts and cracked black pepper.
  • Serves: 6

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Asparagus
Serving Size
 
1 cup
Amount per Serving
Calories
488
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
17
g
26
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Cholesterol
 
49
mg
16
%
Sodium
 
566
mg
25
%
Potassium
 
502
mg
14
%
Carbohydrates
 
66
g
22
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
15
g
30
%
Vitamin A
 
779
mcg
87
%
Vitamin C
 
7
mg
8
%
Calcium
 
44
mg
4
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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