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Asparagus Pasta Salad recipe

A simple pasta salad with tender pasta and crisp vegetables is the perfect side dish for any meal. Make ahead of time and refrigerate overnight for a delicious and easy dish that is perfect for barbecues or family dinners.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch asparagus, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 c. small shell pasta
  • 3/4 c. Italian dressing
  • 1/2 c. carrots, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 c. onion, diced
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp oregano

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions on package until al dente (cooked through but still firm and slightly chewy.)

  2. Rinse, drain and allow to cool.

  3. In large bowl combine dressing, carrots, onion, pepper, asparagus, and oregano. Toss to combine.

  4. Mix in pasta and combine.

  5. Transfer to airtight container. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Serve cold.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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1 cupabout 237ml (236.59 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
ĺ cupabout 177ml (177.4425 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
Ĺ cupabout 118ml (118.295 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)

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Published: January 4, 2012
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