Pasta with Asparagus and Tomato Sauce

300 Calories Surprise Me!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories300Total Fat3 g
Cholesterol2 mgSodium350 mg
Total Carbs57 gProtein12 g


  • 1/4 cup Butter Buds Mix, liquefied
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 3/4 pound fettucine
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sweet 'N Low zero calorie sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nu-Salt salt substitute
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1 can (28 ounces) Italian peeled tomatoes, packed without salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat Butter Buds. Add onion, garlic, parsley, basil and oregano; cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes, or until onion is soft. Add tomatoes and their juice, wine, tomato paste, water, Nu-Salt, Sweet 'N Low, and pepper. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions but without salt.
Add asparagus to tomato sauce; continue simmering, covered, 10 to 15 minutes, or until asparagus is tender. In large bowl, combine tomato sauce and pasta. Garnish with cheese.