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Gluten-Free Basil Penne with Asparagus and Feta

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups)
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
7g
37%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
1090mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
11g
46%
Sugars
5g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
40%
40%
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 Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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