Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Lemon

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 315 calories
    • Calories 87 calories from fat
    • Fat 10 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 366 mg
    • Protein 11 g
    • Carbohydrate 44 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 2 g

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

Ingredients

  1. Check 8 ounces (1/2 box) penne
  2. Check 1 pound asparagus (ends trimmed), cut into 1-inch pieces
  3. Check 1/4 cup Parmesan pieces (1 ounce)
  4. Check 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  5. Check 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  6. Check 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  7. Check 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.