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from [psfreeman]

Asparagus Pasta Salad

Prepare this salad in the summer as a light evening meal or as an extra-special lunch. Recipe published as Asparagus Pasta Salad in Bountiful Harvest Cookbook.

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cook time:10 Minutes
  • Refrigerate:3 Hours


  • 1 pound(s) fresh asparagus, cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 16-ounce package(s) tricolor spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup(s) diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup(s) diced fully cooked ham
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) sliced ripe olives
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) zesty Italian dressing
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) dill weed


Place asparagus in a large saucepan with enough water to cover; cook until crisp-tender. Drain and cool. In a large bowl, combine asparagus with the remaining ingredients; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or overnight.

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