The Spicy Olive’s Pasta Salad
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6-8servings 15minutes
Cook Time
For the dressing
  • 1/3 cup The Spicy Olive’s extra virgin olive oil
  • 2teaspoons The Spicy Olive’s Roasted Garlic and Champagne mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1clove Garlicgrated
  • 1 lemonzested
  • juice from lemon that was zested
For the pasta salad
  • 12 ounces Farfelle pasta
  • 4ounces Asparagus
  • 10ounces frozen peasthawed
  • 1 yellow bell pepperchopped
  • 1pint grape tomatoeshalved
  • 1 Shallotminced
  • 1/2cup fresh dillchopped
  1. In a large pot boil water with salt, add pasta and cook according to package instructions. Add asparagus 2 minutes before pasta is done. Drain pasta and asparagus and rinse in cold running water. Toss the pasta and asparagus with the peas, peppers, tomatoes, shallot and dill. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together The Spicy Olive’s Extra virgin olive oil, mustard, honey, garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over the pasta salad, tossing to coat. Let the salad sit for a few minutes so that is soaks up all the flavor. Serve in bowls-shave some ricotta salata cheese or some parmesan cheese and drizzle with a little EVOO (extra virgin olive oil).