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Salads & sides

Asparagus-Pasta Toss

Asparagus-Pasta Toss recipe
photo by:kraft
Give pappardelle pasta a quick toss with asparagus, Parmesan and seasonings and you've got a family-pleasing weeknight dish in less than 30 minutes.
time
prep:
30 min
total:
30 min
servings
total:
4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each

What You Need

1/2
lb.  pappardelle pasta, uncooked
1/2
lb.  fresh asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
1
 carrot, cut into matchlike sticks
1/2
cup  frozen peas
1/2
cup  KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
1/2
cup  25%-less-sodium chicken broth
2
cloves  garlic, minced
2
Tbsp.  chopped fresh parsley
1
tsp.  lemon zest
1/4
tsp.  ground black pepper
1/3
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

COOK pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding vegetables to the boiling water for the last 2 min.

BRING dressing, broth and garlic to boil in large skillet. Drain pasta mixture. Add to dressing mixture; stir to evenly coat. Remove from heat.

ADD parsley, lemon zest and pepper; mix lightly. Reserve 1 Tbsp. cheese. Toss remaining cheese with pasta mixture; top with reserved cheese.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Substitute
Prepare using regular or whole wheat linguine, penne or farfalle (bow-tie pasta).
Substitute
Prepare using KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing.
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