Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Lemon

Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Lemon
 Dana Gallagher
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Hands-On Time
15
minutes
Total Time
20
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

8
ounces
(1/2 box) penne
1
pound
asparagus (ends trimmed), cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup
Parmesan pieces (1 ounce)
2
tablespoons
extra-virgin olive oil
1
tablespoon
fresh lemon juice
1
teaspoon
grated lemon zest
kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the penne according to the package directions, adding the asparagus during the last 3 ½ minutes of cooking.
  2. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool. Transfer the penne and asparagus to a large bowl.
  3. Add the Parmesan, oil, lemon juice and zest, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and toss to combine.
Sara Quessenberry
May 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 87
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrate 44 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Fat 10 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Sodium 366 mg
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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