ASPARAGUS PASTA SALAD


INGREDIENTS

  • 8 oz. penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced purple onion

For the dressing:

  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS


  1. Boil the pasta for 12 minutes then add the cut asparagus to the boiling water. Cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes and then drain pasta and asparagus in a strainer and run under cold water until pasta and asparagus have cooled. Drain completely and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add in the tomato and onion and toss to coat.
  3. Meanwhile whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing and pour over pasta. Stir to coat. Serve chilled. Enjoy!


Recipe source: iwashyoudry