Penne With Chicken and Roasted Asparagus Recipe

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Penne With Chicken and Roasted Asparagus
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  1. Put vinegar into a small saucepan and simmer until reduced to 3 tablespoons.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside.
  3. (Mixture will be thick like syrup).
  4. Meanwhile, snap tough ends off the asparagus and discard.
  5. Cut spears into 1-inch pieces.
  6. Put asparagus on baking sheet with sprigs of rosemary and toss with olive oil,1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  7. Roast in 400°F oven until tender, approximately 10 minutes.
  8. Melt 1/2 tablespoon butter with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in medium saute pan over medium-high heat.
  9. Add chicken and saute until cooked through.
  10. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until just done.
  11. Drain pasta and immediately toss with the butter, (cut butter into pieces first) vinegar-sugar mixture, asparagus, chicken, parmesan cheese and remaining 1 teaspoon of salt.
  12. Serve with additional parmesan cheese.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 611.82 Kcal (2562 kJ)
Calories from fat 368.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.97g 63%
Cholesterol 142.78mg 48%
Sodium 1464.73mg 61%
Potassium 632.12mg 13%
Total Carbs 23.68g 8%
Sugars 11.03g 44%
Dietary Fiber 6.93g 28%
Protein 35.16g 70%
Vitamin C 6.9mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 10%
Iron 2.8mg 16%
Calcium 198.6mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 140.45 Kcal (588 kJ)
Calories from fat 84.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.4g 63%
Cholesterol 32.78mg 48%
Sodium 336.24mg 61%
Potassium 145.11mg 13%
Total Carbs 5.44g 8%
Sugars 2.53g 44%
Dietary Fiber 1.59g 28%
Protein 8.07g 70%
Vitamin C 1.6mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 10%
Iron 0.7mg 16%
Calcium 45.6mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.9
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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