Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Springtime Mushroom and Pasta Salad
This Springtime Mushroom and Pasta Salad is great any time of year!
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes


2 packages fusilli, uncooked
2 cups diagonally sliced asparagus, or green beans
10 ozs. (about 3 1/2 cups) fresh white mushrooms, sliced
1 cup sliced sweet red bell pepper
1 cup mozzarella cheese, or fontina cheese (cubed)
1/2 cup fat-free Caesar salad dressing

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions; 2 minutes before pasta is done, add asparagus to water. In a colander drain pasta and asparagus; rinse with cold water until chilled; pour into a large bowl. Add mushrooms, bell pepper and cheese; toss gently with dressing to combine. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts, if desired.