Asparagus and Lemon Rigatoni Pasta Salad by Shelley Judge
1 Lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced.
½ cup almond, roughly chopped
Rind of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
4 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. salt
1 packet of Angelo’sRigatoni
Cook pasta as per packet’s instructions. In the last 2 mins of cooking add the asparagus to the saucepan. Drain pasta and asparagus and rinse well. Allow to cool completely.
Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. In a small bowl whisk the lemon juice, lemon rind, olive oil and salt.
Cut each asparagus stalk into 3 pieces. Then in a large bowl, combine pasta, asparagus, cucumber and almonds. Finally, drizzle the dressing over the pasta.
Nutrition Tip: Asparagus is high in vitamins A, C, E and K. It is also a great source of chromium, which helps to maintain blood glucose levels.
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