Chicken-Asparagus Pasta

Ellen Whiteman

Chicken-Asparagus Pasta is a delicious and creamy Italian dish made with linguine, tender chicken breast, fresh asparagus, and a flavorful garlic sauce. It is a low carb and gluten-free recipe that is perfect for a healthy and satisfying meal.

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💪🏻 Low Carb
🌾 Gluten Free

10 mins

20 mins

Nutritional Value

fats - 12g
protein - 25g
carbs - 20g


Total: 11Serves: 4
4 quarts Water
4 ounces Linguine


1/2 pound Asparagus
Garlic-flavored cooking spray
2 Chicken breast halves

skinless, boneless

1 tablespoon Olive oil
1/4 teaspoon Crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Ground black pepper
2 Garlic cloves


3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese

shredded fresh


Step 1 : 

Bring water to a boil.

Step 2 : 

Add linguine to the boiling water and cook for 6 minutes.

Step 3 : 

Snap off tough ends of asparagus.

Step 4 : 

Add asparagus to the pasta and water and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5 : 

Drain the pasta and asparagus, reserving ¼ cup of the cooking liquid.

Step 6 : 

Cook the chicken in a grill pan coated with garlic-flavored cooking spray for 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until done. Cool the chicken slightly and cut it into strips.

Step 7 : 

Combine 1 tablespoon of olive oil, crushed red pepper, salt, ground black pepper, and minced garlic cloves in a small bowl.

Step 8 : 

Combine the cooked linguine, asparagus, olive oil mixture, sliced chicken, shredded Parmesan cheese, and reserved cooking liquid. Toss well.

Step 9 : 

Serve the chicken-asparagus pasta.

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