Pasta Salad With Asparagus and Fresh Herbs

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 mins

Nice summer recipe that can be modified easily to suit different tastes or seasons. I have a small assortment of herbs in my garden so I used what I have. Use any combination you'd like. Toasted pine nuts would also be a good addition.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook asparagus in a 6-8 quart pot of boiling, salted water until tender, about 4-6 minutes. Remove asparagus to large bowl. Using same water, cook peas 2 minutes. Remove and add to asparagus. Then add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.
  2. While pasta cooks pulse basil and other herbs, oil, salt and pepper and 1/2 cup feta in a food processor until chopped, then add to vegetables.
  3. Drain pasta. Mix together pasta and vegetable mixture. Then add parsley, scallions and remaining 1/2 cup feta and toss.