Gluten-Free Basil Penne with Asparagus and Feta

Gluten-Free Basil Penne with Asparagus and Feta

Here's a hearty pasta dish that's both vegetarian and gluten free...plus, it's ready in 35 minutes.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
cups uncooked gluten free penne pasta (6 oz)
1
lb fresh asparagus, trimmed, cut diagonally into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1 1/2
cups halved grape or cherry tomatoes
1/4
cup chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
package (6 oz) gluten free crumbled tomato-basil feta cheese
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding asparagus during last 3 minutes of cooking time (don’t overcook pasta).
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add beans, tomatoes, basil, lemon juice, salt and pepper; toss gently.
  3. Stir cooked pasta and asparagus into skillet. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Stir in cheese.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
You can use any gluten free pasta in this recipe. Use whatever beans you like or have on hand.
Complete the menu with your favorite fresh fruit and glasses of iced tea.
Cooking Gluten Free?
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups))
  • Calories 550
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 70g
    • (Dietary Fiber 11g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.