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Creamy Asparagus Pasta Salad
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 13 min
  • total: 23 min
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  • Summary

    This Creamy Asparagus Pasta Salad comes with an extra punch of flavor from fresh lemon juice and makes a perfect spring side dish. Add grilled chicken and it could be a meal all on it’s own.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound uncooked pasta, such as penne or rotini
    • 1 pound asparagus
    • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    • 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced
    • 10 ounces greek yogurt
    • 4-5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
    • zest from 1 lemon
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 299 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.11%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.26%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 58 mg 19.36%
    • Sodium: 377 mg 15.72%
    • Calcium: 24 mg 2.39%
    • Potassium: 143 mg 4.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.43%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 2.7%
    • Vitamin C 7.32%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq