Farfalle with Asparagus and Smoked Salmon

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This is a light summer pasta salad that utilizes only a few ingredients, but is very tasty. I eat it year 'round because it's low fat and super tasty!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package farfalle pasta

  • ½ cup fresh steamed asparagus tips

  • 1 ounce smoked salmon, chopped

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped pistachio nuts

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al dente, rinse under cold water and drain.

  2. Steam the asparagus over boiling water and cook until tender but still firm. Drain, cool and chop.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, asparagus, smoked salmon, lemon juice, pistachios, basil, olive oil, and salt and pepper. Mix well and refrigerate for 2 hours. Remove from refrigerator and serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

261 Calories
6g Fat
45g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 261
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 71mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 23mg 113%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 228mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.