Looking for a new twist on pasta? Try this light and nutritious Penne With Carrots and Asparagus! It is a quick, easy, and delicious way to pack in loads of fresh herbs and vegetables into one meal. Pair with a fresh loaf of crusty bread and enjoy.
Boil or steam asparagus until crisp-tender. Drain and transfer to paper towels. Pat the stalks dry.
Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet. Add green onions and toss to coat. Cook over medium heat until the onions are limp. Add the remaining oil, asparagus, carrots, lemon juice, parsley, and basil. Cook for 3 minutes. Add penne and stir. Season with salt and pepper. Stir over low heat until warmed through, then serve topped with pine nuts and Parmesan.