Healthy Bow Ties with Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus

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Pasta for me is a comfort food, but with added sauces and creams, the caloric value can quickly add up. I’ve got another recipe here from Robin Takes 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, that will satisfy your pasta cravings at only 419 calories per serving. It’s a pretty sensible dinner that gives you 17 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, 11 grams of fat, and is very low in sodium. Plus, it’s super simple and can be done from start to finish in a half hour.

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Healthy Bow Ties with Parmesan-Crusted Asparagus
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Serves: 4
 
Parmesan crusted asparagus served over a bed of bow tie pasta
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces bow tie pasta
  • 1 bunch asparagus, stem ends trimmed and spears cut into 2-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons garlic-flavored olive oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat Oven to 400 degrees
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and keep warm
  3. Meanwhile, immerse asparagus in a pot of boiling water and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Drain, transfer to a baking sheet, and top asparagus with Parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake 10 minutes, until cheese is golden brown
  6. Toss the pasta with the olive oil and Parmesan-crusted asparagus.
  7. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper before serving.

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Comments

  1. 16

    I love parmesan crusted ANYTHING!
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  2. 17
    Vickie Couturier says:

    ive been looking for pasta dish that is easy to make,,,going to try this ,thanks

  3. 18
    marissa lee says:

    looks good and very easy to make…thank you for sharing.

  4. 19
    Janet W. says:

    We are big asparagus eaters! This looks delicious!

  5. 20

    Yum! I’m going to make this as a side with dinner tonight thanks!

  6. 21

    Looks perfect! Pasta and parm.

    I was just thinking about baking some parmesan today…..so I might have to make both of these.
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  7. 22

    This looks great! I tried to pin it, but it doesn’t want to pin for some reason.

  8. 23

    Looks delicious and easy to make

  9. 24

    This sounds so light and delicious!
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  10. 25

    Looks awesome! Thanks for sharing.
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  11. 26

    YUMMY! I’m thinking this would be tasty with some spinach-tomato-basil pasta, using white asparagus as well. :)
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  12. 27

    I wish I liked asparugus (can’t get past the slimy texture) because that looks heavenly.
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  13. 28

    It’s almost spring & asparagus season so I’ll keep this in mind. Looks very good.

  14. 29

    Looks delicious!
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  15. 30

    I really want to try to cook this kind of pasta is not unusual and looks delicious..Thank you for sharing this post to us..
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  16. 31

    Not only does that look delicious, but super easy to make too!
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