Asparagus Pasta Salad

Pat Duran


Home from work(weekly nanny), tired- this recipe went together very quickly. It turned out so delicious. Try it for yourself-you will love it!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4-6 servings
5 Min
10 Min


  • 15 oz
    can green giant asparagus,cut in 2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 medium
    red ripe tomatoes, diced chunky
  • 15 oz
    box linguine,cooked al dente, drained
  • ·
    salt, pepper and onion powder to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    garlic flavored olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    pecorino romano cheese, grated
  • 1/4 c
    french fried onion rings,optional

How to Make Asparagus Pasta Salad


  1. Empty asparagus and juice in a bowl, using kitchen shears cut in 2 inch pieces, set aside.
    Prepare pasta according to package directions, cooking to al dente stage , about 7 minutes. Drain and rinse slightly , leave setting in strainer until ready to use.
  2. Place asparagus in the empty pasta pot with its juice and bring to heat through only add 1 Tablespoon of butter to pot.
    Place pasta in a large serving bowl, using tongs place asparagus pieces on the pasta and 3 Tablespoons of the liquid, and the tomatoes toss with tongs gently. Salt, pepper, and onion powder to taste,mix gently.
    Add the cheese and drizzle on the olive oil and lemon juice, toss again.
    Sprinkle onions on top.
    Enjoy warm or cold. Enjoy!
  3. If desired a can of tuna, or cooked bacon chopped or diced cooked chicken may be added.

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About Asparagus Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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