Monday, May 23, 2011

Penne Pasta w/Aspargus & Peas

Well I accomplished one of my goals this evening!!
I found a fantastic recipe that included asparagus. This has been my kryptonite for about a week. I bought three bundles of asparagus (on sale for 1.45 a bundle) and had no idea what to do with it. Well tonight I figured it out.
I boiled some penne pasta, cut the asparagus into inch long pieces, sauted them with minced garlic and olive oil. I added some frozen peas to the asparagus and half a cup of chicken stock. I let that simmer for about 5-7 minutes then added it to my penne pasta. Garnished it all with 1 cup of finely shredded Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and grape tomatoes.
I paired this wonderful concoction with grilled chicken and it was a huge success with the entire family! They requested that this meal be made on a semi-regular basis! So long post short....momma is winning! haha

1 comment:

Kay said...

Yummy! That looks so delicious and easy to make!

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