High Fiber
Pasta Salad with Asparagus
Pasta Salad with Asparagus
This cold pasta salad features asparagus and a delicious garlic-dijon dressing. It’s a wonderful dish for brunches, picnics or hot summer nights.
Calorie: 341, Proteins: 12 g, Total Fat: 11 g, Fiber: 5 g, Sugar 3 g.


2 lbs asparagus spears, sliced diagonally into 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces 12 oz angel hair pasta, or other pasta, uncooked 1/2 cup shallots, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground


Place asparagus in microwave-safe container with small amount of water. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Drain. Asparagus should be tender but still bright green. Cook pasta in rapidly boiling water until done. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix together shallots, olive oil, Dijon mustard, parsley, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper.

In a large bowl, combine shallot mixture with pasta and asparagus; mix well. Serve chilled.

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