FR
Menu
  • Save
  • Print
  • Pinterest
  • Facebook
  • Email

Asparagus and Tomato Pasta Salad

Asparagus and Tomato Pasta Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 8
May 17, 2013

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (750 mL) uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1 lb (500 g) asparagus, cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces (2 cups/500 mL)
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces (2 cups/500 mL)
  • Freshly cracked pepper, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed on package, adding asparagus for last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2
    In tightly covered container, shake oil, vinegar, mustard and garlic salt.
  • 3
    In large bowl, toss pasta, asparagus, bell pepper, tomatoes and oil mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavours but no longer than 24 hours. Serve with pepper.

  • Success  If using pasta for a salad, rinse it under cold running water to remove the excess starch and to keep the pasta from sticking together.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings
Calories
0
Total Fat
00
Saturated Fat
00
Trans Fat
00
Cholesterol
00
Sodium
00
0%
Total Carbs
00
Dietary Fiber
00
Protein
00
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
© 2021 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved