Angel Hair with Asparagus and Tomatoes


In 20 minutes, stir together fresh asparagus, tomatoes, refrigerated pasta, and basil for this one-dish dinner recipe.

Angel Hair with Asparagus and Tomatoes
Photo: BB 30MD 180A
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 16 stalks fresh asparagus

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 6 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded and chopped (2-1/4 cups)

  • ¼ cup dry white wine

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon butter (no substitutes)

  • 1 9 ounce package refrigerated angel hair pasta

  • ¼ cup shredded fresh basil


  1. Trim asparagus and rinse in cold water. Remove the tips; set aside. Bias-slice remaining asparagus stalks into 1- to 1-1/2-inch pieces; set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Add tomatoes; cook and stir about 2 minutes more.

  3. Add asparagus pieces, wine, and salt to mixture. Cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Add asparagus tips; cook, uncovered, for 1 minute more. Add butter; stir until melted.

  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta. Return to pan and toss with asparagus mixture and basil.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

484 Calories
11g Fat
81g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 238mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 50.8mg 254%
Iron 5.6mg 31%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Related Articles