• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    When I think of springtime, asparagus comes to mind. This pasta dish is a wonderful blend of tender, crisp, colorful vegetables and a creamy Parmesan cheese sauce. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups uncooked gemelli or spiral pasta
    • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
    • 3 medium carrots, shredded
    • 2 teaspoons canola oil
    • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 121 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.81%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 28 mg 9.45%
    • Sodium: 128 mg 5.34%
    • Calcium: 75 mg 7.55%
    • Potassium: 150 mg 4.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.09%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.48%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.46%
    • Vitamin C 11.54%
    • Vitamin D 3.5%
    • * 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • 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

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