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Pasta Salad with Asparagus


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

A light, fresh salad that you can make ahead of time if you are expecting guests.


  • 500 grams farfalle pasta
  • 2 bunches asparagus, woody ends trimmed, cut in 3cm lengths
  • 200 grams sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup(s) fresh basil, torn
  • 60 mL fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon(s) white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) caster sugar


Step 1

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water until al dente. Rinse under cold running water. Drain. Set aside to cool slightly.

Step 2

Cook the asparagus in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes or until bright green and tender. Drain. Place the pasta and asparagus in a large bowl.

Step 3

Add the sun-dried tomato, basil and lemon rind. Whisk the lemon juice, oil, vinegar and sugar in a bowl. Add to the pasta mixture. Toss to combine. Season with pepper.

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