Asparagus With Pasta

Asparagus is high in vitamin K, which is the blood clotting vitamin. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Also, pasta made with whole wheat is a good source of carbohydrate.

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Serving Size: 2

Calories (Per Serving): 145 kCal


  • Fresh asparagus spears, 200 grams
  • Fresh sliced mushrooms, 100 grams
  • Chopped red bell pepper, 1 Small
  • Medium onion minced, 1 Small
  • Cloves of garlic minced, 2 to 3 piece
  • Low cal butter, 1 Tablespoon
  • Low fat cream, 1 Tablespoon
  • Low-fat grated cheese, 2 Tablespoon
  • Vegetable broth, 1/2 cup
  • Apple cider vinegar, 2 Teaspoon
  • Dried whole basil or few fresh basil leaves, 1 Teaspoon
  • Fresh parsley fine chopped, 2 Teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Whole wheat pasta, 150 grams


  1. Cook pasta according to package instruction, drain, and rinse and keep it aside.
  2. Saute garlic and onions in a large skillet over medium heat with butter for 3 minutes.
  3. Add asparagus and mushrooms saute for 6-7 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable broth, vinegar and basil; cook over high heat for 3-5 minutes or until liquid is reduced to one third.
  5. Reduce heat, add cream and red pepper; cook for 3 minutes
  6. Now add cooked pasta, grated cheese and salt/pepper. Cook over slow heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  7. Serve hot garnish with some grated cheese and fresh parsley.
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