Whole Wheat Penne with Asparagus and Chorizo

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
  • Servings 4



  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain and lightly oil. Set aside.
  2. In the same pot or large skillet, brown the sausage and onion in the oil. Add the asparagus and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes uncovered or until the asparagus are tender.
  3. Add the tomatoes and pasta and cook, stirring until the sauce thickens and coats the pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into a serving dish. Sprinkle with the nuts and cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

With 30% less sodium commercial broth

Content % Daily Value
Calories 740  
Total Fat 33 g  
Saturated Fat 10 g  
Sodium (salt) 967 mg  
Carbohydrates 80 g  
Fibre 11 g  
Protein 33 g