May Recipe

Asian Pasta Salad


  • 8 oz. whole wheat pasta, such as rotini
  • 4 cups broccoli florets, chopped
  • 2 cups snow peas, trimmed
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1′ pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. plain nonfat yogurt ‘
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. crushed peanuts


  1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.  Add pasta, cook for 6 minutes.  Add broccoli, snow peas, and asparagus, and cook for 2 more minutes, until pasta is al dente.  Rinse with cold water and drain.
  2. Whisk yogurt sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and honey in a large bowl.  Add pasta, vegetables, edamame, and scallions.  Stir well, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Chill pasta salad, and serve topped with crushed peanuts.