Summer Vegetable Caesar Pasta Salad


Monday, July 11th 2016, 2:11 pm
By: News On 6


Ingredients

8 oz whole wheat bow tie pasta
½ cup grated Asiago cheese, extra for garnish
½ cup Panera® Caesar Dressing
3 cups diced yellow squash and zucchini, mixed
2 packed cups fresh baby spinach
16 oz package grape tomatoes, halved
½ lemon
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.

2. In large bowl, toss pasta with cheese and ¼ cup dressing. Add squash, spinach, and tomatoes and gently toss to combine.

3. Using a fine grater, zest lemon-half and juice over salad, and toss. Add salt and pepper to taste.

4. Chill for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve. Before serving, toss with remaining ¼ cup dressing.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8