Asparagus pasta salad

Asparagus pasta salad

Based on 30 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
250 g farfalle
750 g white asparagus
150 g radishes
20 g dill
30 g pine nuts
1 tsp sugar
orange (divided, juice)
7 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp mustard
lemon (juice)
oil for frying
Parmesan cheese for serving
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • vegetable peeler
  • large frying pan
  • citrus press
  • small frying pan
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large pot

Enjoy with

Ten Rocks Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2016
The playful acidity of this wine makes it a perfect accompaniment to dishes with dominating citrus aromas. Plus, its grapefruit flavors complement this pasta salad very well.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
447
Protein
10g
Fat
31g
Carb
31g

Step 1/6

Peel asparagus and cut into bite-sized pieces. Wash and slice radishes. Finely chop dill.
  • 750 white asparagus
  • 150 radishes
  • 20 dill
  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife

Peel asparagus and cut into bite-sized pieces. Wash and slice radishes. Finely chop dill.

Step 2/6

Cook pasta in a large pot with salted water for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente.
  • 250 farfalle
  • salt
  • large pot

Cook pasta in a large pot with salted water for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente.

Step 3/6

Toast pine nuts in a small frying pan for approx. 3 – 4 min. on medium-low heat until browned.
  • 30 pine nuts
  • small frying pan

Toast pine nuts in a small frying pan for approx. 3 – 4 min. on medium-low heat until browned.

Step 4/6

Heat oil in a large frying pan and sauté sliced asparagus for approx. 4 – 5 min. on medium heat. Add sugar and season with salt and pepper. Deglaze with some of the orange juice. Take from heat and add sliced radishes.
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ orange (juice)
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large frying pan

Heat oil in a large frying pan and sauté sliced asparagus for approx. 4 – 5 min. on medium heat. Add sugar and season with salt and pepper. Deglaze with some of the orange juice. Take from heat and add sliced radishes.

Step 5/6

Prepare vinaigrette by stirring olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, and remaining orange juice together. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 7 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 lemon (juice)
  • ½ orange (juice)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • citrus press

Prepare vinaigrette by stirring olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, and remaining orange juice together. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 6/6

In a large bowl, mix together pasta, asparagus, radishes, and chopped dill. Drizzle vinaigrette on top and serve with toasted pine nuts. If desired, grate Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!
  • Parmesan cheese for serving

In a large bowl, mix together pasta, asparagus, radishes, and chopped dill. Drizzle vinaigrette on top and serve with toasted pine nuts. If desired, grate Parmesan cheese on top. Enjoy!