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Swiss Angel Hair 'n' Asparagus Recipe
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Swiss Angel Hair 'n' Asparagus Recipe

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I found this recipe in an old community cookbook that I paid 50 cents for at a garage sale! My husband just loves it!—Michele Cornish, Blairstown, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups milk
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without Parmesan cheese) equals 267 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, place asparagus in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a large saucepan, saute mushrooms and chives in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, seasoning blend and salt; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Add the Swiss cheese; cook and stir until melted.
  3. Drain pasta and place in a large bowl. Add asparagus and cheese sauce; toss to coat. Garnish with Parmesan cheese if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Swiss Angel Hair 'n' Asparagus in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p165

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without Parmesan cheese) equals 267 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 212 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

Disappointed, but after following the recipe we found it still rather devoid of flavor. :(

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

I'm glad I saw this...sounds yummy!

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2011

I made this recipe for a side for Easter dinner instead of potatoes and some of my guests who don't like asparagus really enjoyed it and had second helpings! Love this recipe!

Marge; Port Charlotte, FL

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Reviewed Oct. 6, 2010

This is so yummy, extremely easy/fast to make, and very versatlie! Next time we are going to add some chicken to make it hearty! We will be making this often, even my 1 year old loved it!

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