Penne with Asparagus and Peppers

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 (9-ounce) package frozen cut asparagus

3/4 cup chicken stock

1/2 cup frozen chopped onion

1 teaspoon crushed garlic

1/2 cup roasted red pepper, cut into 1/2-inch strips

1/2 cup roasted yellow pepper, cut into 1/2-inch strips

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

12 ounces penne pasta, cooked per package directions

1/4 cup grated Parmesan

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, combine asparagus, stock, onions, garlic, peppers, and Italian seasoning. Bring to a boil and reduce liquid to 1/4 cup, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients, except cheese. Toss with hot, cooked pasta. Top with cheese and serve hot.

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