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Rotini Primavera Salad

Yield 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package RONZONI HEALTHY HARVEST Penne Rigate, uncooked
  • 2 cups fresh asparagus tips, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup reduced calorie mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sweet red pepper strips
  • 1/2 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, slivered

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; during last 2 minutes of cooking, add asparagus to pasta cooking water. Drain pasta and asparagus; rinse with cold water to cool quickly. In small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, Italian dressing, vinegar and pepper. In large bowl, stir together cooled pasta, asparagus, 1/2 cup dressing, and remaining ingredients. Cover; refrigerate several hours to blend flavors. Stir in remaining dressing before serving.