Summer Vegetable Caesar Pasta Salad

Summer Vegetable Caesar Pasta Salad

  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 10 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 10 mins 
  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 10 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 10 mins 

Summer Vegetable Caesar Pasta Salad

  • Prep : 10 mins
  • Cooking : 10 mins
  • Serves : 8

Ingredients

Serves 8
  • 8 oz. whole wheat bow tie pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese, extra for garnish
  • 1/2 cup Panera Bread® Caesar Dressing, divided
  • 3 cups mixed, diced yellow squash and zucchini
  • 2 packed cups fresh baby spinach
  • 16 oz. package grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 oz. whole wheat bow tie pasta
  • 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese, extra for garnish
  • 1/2 cup Panera Bread® Caesar Dressing, divided
  • 3 cups mixed, diced yellow squash and zucchini
  • 2 packed cups fresh baby spinach
  • 16 oz. package grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

Step 1.

Cook pasta according to package directions and drain.

Step 2.

In large bowl, toss pasta with cheese and 1/4 cup dressing. Add squash, spinach and tomatoes and gently toss to combine.

Step 3.

Using fine grater or microplane, zest lemon-half and squeeze juice over salad, and toss. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4.

Chill for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve. Before serving, toss with remaining 1/4 cup dressing.

Tip:
• Don't have any Asiago cheese? Grated parmesan is a fine substitute.
• Add Panera Bread Roasted Turkey or shredded rotisserie chicken for a one dish meal.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

  • 206 calCalories
  • 8 gProtein
  • 26 gCarbohydrates
  • 8 gFat
  • 14 mgCholesterol
  • 110 mgSodium
  • 4 gDietary Fiber

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