Creamy Asparagus Pasta Recipe

Creamy Asparagus Pasta Recipe

Recipe by Jade
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

264

kcal

Ingredients

  • water for boiling pasta

  • 1 box (14.5 oz.) Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Farfalle Pasta

  • 1 pound asparagus , cut into two-inch pieces, ends trimmed and discarded

  • 1 cup green peas (frozen or fresh)

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 small red onion , finely diced

  • 4 garlic cloves , minced

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose whole wheat white flour

  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup skim milk

  • 2 ounces room temperature cream cheese

  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese

  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

  • Fresh chopped parsley , for garnish

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook for 7 minutes; add prepared vegetables to the pot and continue to cook for 3 more minutes, or until al dente.
  • Drain.
  • In the meantime prepare the sauce.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until tender.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine flour and chicken broth; whisk until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Add broth mixture to the onion mixture in the pan.
  • Whisk in milk; continue to whisk constantly and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and cook for 1 more minute, or until thickened.
  • Stir in the cream cheese; stir until melted.
  • Stir in the grated parmesan cheese and remove from heat.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add pasta and vegetables to the sauce; stir until completely combined.
  • Serve.
Creamy Asparagus Pasta Recipe
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