Recipe

Portobello-Asiago Pasta Salad

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4-6

The hearty flavor of portobello mushrooms give extra heft to this delicious side.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large portobello mushrooms, halved and sliced about 1/4” thick
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into 1/4” strips
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced
  • 1 cup Asiago dressing (see below)

Dressing

  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons milk or buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped or pureed
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 ounces Asiago cheese, shredded

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook pasta as directed. Drain and cool.
  3. Place prepped mushrooms and peppers on a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients.
  5. In a large bowl, combine pasta, cooked vegetables, scallions, and Asiago dressing.

Tips & Notes

Serving Tip: Delicious served with Caesar or mixed-green salad. A nice accompaniment to grilled chicken breast.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 381 calories, 11 g. fat, 16 mg. cholesterol, 54 g. carbohydrate, 10 g. dietary fiber, 19 g. protein, 357 mg. sodium