Roasted Asparagus & Crab Sensations™ Salad

Roasted Asparagus and Crab Sensations® Salad

Menu Part

Appetizers, Entrees, Soup & Salad

Ingredients

1/4 Pound Jumbo Crab Sensations® (Item# 004630)
1/2 Pound Penne Pasta
1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
1 Bunch Asparagus
1/2 Cup Red Onion, Sliced
1 Teaspoon Red Chili Flakes (Add More If Desired)
1/3 Cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Julienned
1 Each Sweet Yellow Pepper, Roasted And Sliced
3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
3/4 Cup Parmesan Dressing
1/4 Cup Italian Vinaigrette
2 Tablespoons Pine Nuts
1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese, Shredded
1 Sprig Basil
To Taste Salt
To Taste Pepper

Directions

  1. Prepare penne according to package directions. Once cooked, toss with 1 teaspoon olive oil and chill.
  2. Cut off 1-2 inches of the base of asparagus and discard. Slice asparagus into 2-inch pieces. Toss asparagus and red onion in olive oil. Roast in oven at 450°F until tender, remove and cool.
  3. Toast pine nuts in oven until golden.
  4. In a mixing bowl, add penne, asparagus, crab, roasted onion, roasted sweet pepper, red chili flakes, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon juice and dressings, lightly toss together.
  5. Place on serving dish, garnish with shredded Parmesan, pine nuts and basil.

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