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Penne with Roasted Asparagus and Balsamic Butter Recipe

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Added: Monday, July 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. asparagus
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. brown sugar
1 pound penne
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese


Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 400. Snap the tough ends off of the asparagus and discard them. Cut the spears into 1 inch pieces. Put the asparagus on a baking sheet and toss with the oil and 1/4 tsp. each of the salt and pepper. Roast asparagus until tender, about 10 minutes. Place vinegar in a saucepan. Simmer until 3 tablsp. remain then stir in brown sugar, remaining pepper and remove from heat. Cook penne, toss with ingredients and serve with additional parmesan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great summer dish, meatless and very tasty.

 

 

 

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