Fettucini with Asparagus

Serves: 3

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
418 13 1 19 3 480 58 9

recipe ingredients
9 oz. fresh fettuccine or tagliatelle
1 medium fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 lb. fresh asparagus spears, bias-sliced into 1 1/2-inch pieces
3 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
2 oz. prosciutto or lean fully cooked ham or turkey ham, cut into thin strips
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

recipe directions
In a 4-quart Dutch oven or large saucepan cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions; drain in a colander. Return to the same pan. Keep warm while cooking vegetables.

Meanwhile, in a 10-inch skillet cook fennel in hot oil for 3 minutes. Add asparagus; cook about 4 minutes or till nearly tender. Add tomatoes and prosciutto or ham; cook about 2 minutes or till heated through.

Add fennel mixture to pasta; toss gently to mix. Divide mixture among 3 dinner plates. Sprinkle with Parmesan or Romano cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


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