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Smoked Salmon Pasta Salad with roasted asparagus and a creamy pesto sauce is a delicious easy dinner or side dish! You only need a few ingredients and under 30 minutes to make this scrumptious pasta recipe. #salmon #pastasalad #asparagus #wearychef

Pesto Pasta Salad with Smoked Salmon and Roasted Asparagus

This easy pasta salad is loaded with flavor, perfect for dinner on a warm evening!

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x





  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Toss onion and asparagus with 1 tbsp. olive oil and salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or aluminum foil. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until asparagus is tender and onions are starting to brown.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and toss with remaining 1 tbsp. olive oil.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, pesto, and lemon juice.
  5. When vegetables are done, remove from oven and allow to cool for at least 5 minutes before adding to salad.
  6. In a large bowl, stir together pasta, roasted vegetables, yogurt mixture, and salmon. Your dinner is ready!



I loved this salad served right away at room temperature, but it was great out of the refrigerator the next day too!

  • Author: Andi
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Main