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Linguine With Asparagus And Goat Cheese

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  Fresh asparagus 1⁄2 Pound
  Canned no salt added chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), undiluted
  Chablis/Other dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Neufchatel cheese 4 Ounce, softened (Half Of 8 Ounce Package)
  Goat cheese 2 Ounce, crumbled
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Linguine 8 Ounce, uncooked
  Thinly sliced sweet red pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.
Remove scales from stalks with a knife or vegetable peeler, if desired.
Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces.
Set aside.
Combine chicken broth, white wine, chopped shallots, and pepper in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil; add asparagus.
Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
Add cheeses and lemon juice; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until cheeses melt.
Set aside, and keep warm.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
Place pasta in a serving bowl.
Add asparagus mixture and sweet red pepper; toss gently

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1332 Calories from Fat 410

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77%

Saturated Fat 29.6 g148.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 210.2 mg70.1%

Sodium 677.5 mg28.2%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.2%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.4%

Sugars 16.9 g

Protein 64 g127.2%

Vitamin A 134.8% Vitamin C 234.2%

Calcium 77.9% Iron 65.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Linguine With Asparagus And Goat Cheese Recipe