Cold Fusilli Salad with Egg and Asparagus

Cold-fusilli-egg-asparagus

For a quick and easy meal cook everything in the morning and put in the fridge. Prepare and assemble when you want to eat the meal.

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Yield1 Serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Fusilli
  • 2 tbsps Fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsps Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dried basil - or 1 tbsp fresh
  • 1/4 tsp Marjoram
  • to taste Salt and pepper
  • 1 Egg white – hard boiled, discard yolk, chop
  • 1/2 oz Canadian bacon - diced
  • 6 Asparagus - cut in thirds or quarters
  • 2 Scallions - thinly sliced
Calories 322
Total Fat 11g
Carbohydrates 32g
Fiber 6g
Protein 25g

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, slowly whisk lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and spices to infuse some flavor; set aside.
  2. Prepare Zone Fusilli according to package directions, add one egg with fusilli (to hard boil), and add asparagus for the last 3-4 minutes.
  3. Drain and rinse in cold water to stop cooking. Rinse in cold water again, drain.
  4. Put all drained items in the fridge to cool at least 1 hour.
  5. Peel the egg and discard the yolk.
  6. Chop or slice the whites and asparagus into the pasta.
  7. Add the scallions and oil. Mix then give a few gentle turns.