Farfalle with Asparagus and Smoked Salmon

Credit to Allrecipes.com

Recipe By:Myra 

"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!"


1 (8 ounce) package farfalle pasta

1/2 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


  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.