Recipe Swap: Pasta salad makes use of fresh asparagus | Food & Cooking

As spring approaches, I start looking for lighter dishes suited to warmer weather. And especially in March, I start looking for asparagus, whose California harvest gets under way this month.

This recipe for chicken and asparagus pasta salad is lighter than all those heavy stews and braises I’ve been eating all winter, yet still substantial enough to make a satisfying supper.

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