• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Creamy Asparagus Pasta Recipe - A creamy, yet healthy veggie loaded protein-packed pasta with asparagus and peas, all tossed in a lightened-up cream sauce!

    Ingredients

    • water for boiling pasta
    • 1 box (14.5 oz.) Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Farfalle Pasta
    • 1 pound asparagus , cut into two-inch pieces, ends trimmed and discarded
    • 1 cup green peas (frozen or fresh)
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 small red onion , finely diced
    • 4 garlic cloves , minced
    • 1 tablespoon all-purpose whole wheat white flour
    • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
    • 1 cup skim milk
    • 2 ounces room temperature cream cheese
    • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
    • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
    • Fresh chopped parsley , for garnish

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 42 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 4.63%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.22%
    • Sodium: 12 mg 0.51%
    • Calcium: 8 mg 0.81%
    • Potassium: 49 mg 1.4%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.13%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.58%
    • Vitamin C 12.08%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq