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Summer Pasta Salad


Bright and colorful, this pasta salad is filled with lots of summer's best ingredients, including tomatoes, cucumbers, and asparagus. A dressing made of sesame oil, soy sauce, and vinegar is easy to put together but add a lot of flavor.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 2 Teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon fine sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 Pound rotini pasta
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced thin
  • 1 bunch cooked asparagus, chopped
  • 3 beefsteak tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Pound edamame, boiled and shelled
  • 4 scallions, sliced thin
  • 2 Tablespoons black sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • Salt, to taste