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Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Lemon

Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Lemon
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  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.
By June, 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 315Calories From Fat 87
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 44g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Fat 10g
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 366mg
  • Cholesterol 5mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

To boost the protein in this vegetarian dish, add toasted walnuts.

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