Chipotle Veggie Pasta

Pasta is a standard Fat Friday lunch. We love pasta. Especially cheesy pasta with vegetables! Chipotle added to this ones makes it spicy and awesome.

Chipotle Veggie Pasta

time: 30 minutes
servings: 6


  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 7 oz can of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce - use all the sauce and one finely chopped pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 oz spinach, chopped
  • 15 oz can artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 pound asparagus, chopped into small pieces
  • 6 oz shredded parmesan cheese
  • cilantro and grated parmesan for garnish
  1. Fill large pot with water and heat to boiling.
  2. Add asparagus and boil for 3 minutes. Remove asparagus (leave hot water in pot), rinse with cold water and set aside.
  3. Return water to a boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  5. Add bell peppers and onions and cook until translucent.
  6. Add garlic and cook 1 more minute.
  7. Add honey, adobo sauce, chipotle pepper, cream, and cheese. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Add cooked pasta, asparagus, and peas.
  9. Stir together and heat for 1 more minute.
  10. Remove from heat and garnish with cilantro and grated parmesan.

Veggie goodness

Ready to eat!

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Rosemary bread from our favorite local bakery and cafe! They make it every Friday and we love to buy some to have with Fat Friday lunch. It's amazing.


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