Using a whole-wheat pasta will give you a boost of fiber, which helps aid in digestion. Toss in some of your favorite vegetables for a more colorful, heart-healthy pasta dish.

Jerry Gulley II

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Credit: Leigh Beisch

Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions (omit salt and fat).

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  • Add asparagus to pasta during last 3 minutes of cooking time; drain.

  • Stir in remaining ingredients, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 1g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 47g; fiber 3g; iron 3mg; sodium 296mg; calcium 30mg.
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