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  • 2 ounces - linguine, broken in half
  • 1/2 pounds - asparagus (about 1-3/4 cups), cut diagonally into 1-1/2-inch pieces
  • 9 - cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons - chopped red or white onion
  • 1/3 cups - poppy seed salad dressing OR coleslaw salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons - Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cups - toasted pine nuts OR almonds, for garnish
  • Directions:

    In a large saucepan, cook linguine in lightly salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Add asparagus and cook 3 to 4 minutes more or 'til linguine is tender but still slightly firm and asparagus is crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water.

    Drain well. Turn into a bowl. Add tomatoes and onion.

    In a small bowl, combine salad dressing, mustard, salt and pepper. Add to pasta mixture and toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 2 hours or overnight.

    Before serving, toss gently with pine nuts.

    Brief Description

    Pasta salad with asparagus, onion, and cherry tomatoes in a creamy dressing.

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    Category:  Salads

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 2 hour(s) 30 min
    Cook Time: 15 min


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    December 6, 2018

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