This 30-minute recipe is the ticket to elegant weekday dining. The rich cream sauce perfectly coats the chicken chunks, asparagus, and pasta.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling. Add asparagus and cook for 2 minutes. Scoop out and set aside.

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  • Return water to boiling and add pasta. Cook as package directs; drain and keep warm.

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  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 3 minutes, until no longer pink. Add asparagus, heavy cream, Parmesan, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Simmer until reduced slightly, about 7 to 8 minutes. Toss with pasta. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

575 calories; 24 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 114 mg cholesterol; 399 mg sodium. 53 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 35 g protein;

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