Monday, May 2, 2011

Spinach and Asparagus Pasta Salad

This is an easy recipe for a pasta salad that can me added to and easily altered. You can even just use whatever veggies you have on hand and toss it together.

  • Bow tie pasta
  • Asparagus, blanched
  • Fresh raw spinach
  • Toasted pine nuts
  • Favorite vinaigrette recipe
  • Salt and Pepper
Bring a large pot of water to boil, add the asparagus for only about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the boiling water using tongs and place in a bowl of water with ice to stop them from cooking. Next add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until tender, about 10 minutes. Cook the pine nuts over medium heat until toasted. Strain the pasta and let it cool off a bit. Cut the asparagus into small bite size pieces and toss all of the ingredients together in a large bowl. Top with toasted pine nuts. This would also be really great topped with sliced grilled chicken breasts.

1 comment:

  1. Hi there!

    This looks really yummy and perfect for summer! What are the ingredient and portion sizes?
    Thanks so much!


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