Pasta Asparagus Salad

Pasta Asparagus Salad

SheKnows
  • Prep: 1 hr 10 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Total: 1 hr 45 min
  • Serving: 8

Perfect summer combination, Pasta Asparagus Salad is a great marriage of vegetables and tender pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1/2, 16 ounce package ziti macaroni
  • olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 small garlic clove, cut in half
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 1/2 cup pitted small ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1/8 oregano leaves

Directions

  1. Prepare ziti as package directs; drain. Place ziti in large bowl; toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  2. Meanwhile, in 10 inch skillet over medium heat, in 2 tablespoons hot oil, cook asparagus, mushrooms, peppers and garlic until tender, about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Discard garlic.
  3. From lemon, grate 1 tablespoon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice. To ziti in bowl, add asparagus mixture, lemon peel, juice, olives and remaining ingredients; toss to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.

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