Chicken Asparagus Penne

Can’t get enough of your favorite pasta dish? Me too! I must confess that I truly am in love with pasta whether its macaroni, penne, spaghetti or angel hair. You name it, everything is oh-so-yummy. Are you looking for a nice lunch or snack recipe? Love asparagus and chicken? No problem! You can have the two of them together combined in a penne pasta dish. This pasta dish is good for those who have busy schedules but still want to cook a healthy complete meal. Imagine that you only need 15 minutes of preparation time and 5 minutes of cooking everything. Wow! Plus, you only need a few ingredients to whip up this tasty pasta. Here is the Chicken Asparagus Penne.

Pasta is a traditional Italian cuisine staple food. Its first reference dates back to 1154 Sicily. There is a variety of pasta dishes such as spaghetti, carbonara, fettuccine and many more. Pasta noodles are made from the unleavened dough of durum wheat flour which is mixed with water. This is formed into sheets or various shapes. This recipe makes use of penne pasta that has a cylindrical shaped pieces. Remember to cook your pasta noodles “al dente” meaning not too soggy or not too hard. Al dente is an Italian term which means just right. Asparagus shoots are commonly eaten because when the buds start to open, the shoots quickly turn woody so are best when tender and fresh. This recipe calls for chicken breasts as they are the meatiest part of the chicken. Want to know what makes this pasta dish so yummy? The answer is simple. It is the Parmesan cheese. Don’t forget that pasta dishes are not complete if you don’t add lots and lots of cheese. Yummy.

What are you waiting for? Please visit “Goodness Gracious" website below to get the full list of ingredients and instructions for this wonderful pasta recipe.

Learn MORE / Get RECIPE at Goodeness Gracious


To help with slow website load, we have put all photos for this article here: View photo gallery.