Balsamic Penne Pasta with Asparagus and Tomatoes – Quick, easy, and delicious pasta dish tossed with sweet tomatoes, asparagus, and an amazing balsamic sauce.
Guys, gals, my internet pals, Happy Sunday! I hope you’re taking some time to relax and recharge those batteries. Monday will soon be here and you’ll be wishing you HAD relaxed and chilled and finished that last cookie before starting your Monday-diet. Again. 🍪
Also. Open up those windows, breathe in the fresh air, and in between all that, please hop in the kitchen ’cause girl’s gotta eat. 😂
Personally, I think it’s time to grub on some pasta, and I couldn’t think of any better way to do it than to toss it around with a bit of buttah and balsamicO. And veggies, for color. 😉
Truth be told, all I have in the fridge are eggs and milk, and thanks to the warmer weather, my veggie bins are fuller. A craving for much simpler, delicious meals is also back and I am happy about that.
Here’s what we’re going to do with this balsamic penne pasta:
We are first going to go to those veggie bins and bust out all the delicious things in there. Asparagus and cherry tomatoes will do.
We will combine those two in a skillet, and while they do their thang, we’re also going to boil up some water and throw in (gluten-free, whole-wheat 👈 completely up to you, but not a bad choice!) penne pasta.
The best part is the sauce that is about to marry all that together; a balsamic reduction meets a bit of brown sugar meets few pats of butter. Yep, things are gonna get REAL good!
Next, garnish with some good ol’ parm, settle yourself somewhere near the open windows, sit right down on the floor and eat up everything inside that balsamic penne pasta bowl. ☝️
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