Asparagus Pasta Salad

This cool and refreshing Asparagus Pasta Salad recipe is filled with juicy tomatoes, tender-crisp asparagus and purple onion in a light and creamy dressing.

Pair this delicious pasta salad with my juicy Grilled Pork Chops or Baked Salmon for a delicious meal.

If you’re looking for a light and fresh pasta salad, this is just the one you need!

Asparagus Pasta Salad

All you need is a few basic ingredients to make this easy pasta salad recipe. 

Ingredients Needed

Here is what you’ll need in order to make this Asparagus Pasta Salad recipe. As always, you can find the full list of ingredients located in the printable recipe card below.

How To Make It

You’re going to be blown away at how quickly this pasta salad comes together. 

BOIL PASTA    Cook the pasta in boiling water for about 12 minutes, then add in the chopped asparagus for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and run cool water over them and then place in a large bowl.

ADD TOMATOES   Next, add the tomatoes and red onion to the bowl. 

MAKE DRESSING    Combine the dressing ingredients in a small dish and whisk to combine. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated. 

That’s it! 

How To Serve Pasta Salad

Asparagus Pasta Salad is best served when it’s chilled.  After you’ve tossed in the dressing, cover and place in the fridge until you’re ready to serve. 

Just before serving you can stir the salad again to make sure it’s all evenly combined. 

Prepare this salad up to 24 hours ahead of time. 

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Asparagus Pasta Salad

This salad is full of deliciousness. It’s a cold pasta salad, which is great for pot lucks and bbq’s!


Prep Time10 mins
  • 8 oz. penne pasta, uncooked
  • 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup purple onion, thinly sliced

For the dressing:

Boil the pasta for 12 minutes then add the cut asparagus to the boiling water. Cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes and then drain pasta and asparagus in a strainer and run under cold water until pasta and asparagus have cooled. Drain completely and place in a large bowl.
Add in the tomato and onion and toss to coat.
Meanwhile whisk together all the ingredients for the dressing and pour over pasta. Stir to coat. Serve chilled. Enjoy!
Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 746IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg
Keywords: asparagus, greek yogurt, Pasta, Salad, tomato
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