2 ounces of penne
in a pot of boiling water. Reduce heat and let simmer for 11 minutes.
a dozen spears of asparagus sliced diagonally into two-inch pieces
Bring back to a boil and let simmer until the asparagus is fork-tender.
Meanwhile in a bowl whisk
one tablespoon of mayonnaise
one tablespoon of sesame oil
a few shakes of salt
Drain the pasta and asparagus and toss with dressing. Eat it hot right away or cold later, delicious either way.
One pot, four ingredients, fifteen minutes stove to table. Tasty, filling, healthy and only 453 calories. What’s not to love?
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