Penne with Asparagus and Mushrooms


Fresh sauteed vegetables are combined with a fresh creamy tomato sauce to create this delicious, easy to make pasta dish. Serve with grated cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 (10 ounce) package fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus, trimmed and chopped

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can pureed tomatoes

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked penne pasta

  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the garlic until lightly browned. Place mushrooms in the skillet, and cook 5 minutes. Mix in asparagus, and cook 5 minutes, or until tender. Stir in the tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place penne pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

  3. Mix the heavy cream into the skillet, and continue cooking 10 minutes, until sauce is thickened. Serve over the cooked pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

472 Calories
26g Fat
50g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 472
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 61mg 5%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 408mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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