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

Ingredients

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