Whole Wheat Penne Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Total Time: 15 min

Servings: 4


  • Pasta Salad:
  • 10 oz whole wheat penne
  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 oz sliced salami, cut into ribbons
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • Dressing:
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Classic Pesto
  • 1 tbsp Filippo Berio Robusto Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


    • Pasta Salad: Cook pasta according to package directions; add asparagus in last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain and rinse in cold water.
    • Dressing: Whisk together lemon juice, pesto, olive oil, salt and pepper. Toss dressing with pasta and asparagus. Add tomatoes, salami and arugula; toss to coat.
    • Pasta salad can be made up to 1 day in advance and add arugula just before serving.


    Tip: If desired, add black olives and pickled peperoncino for extra flavor.