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  • Quick
  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins prep
  • 15 mins cook

Beef pasta salad

Beef Pasta Salad

Beef pasta salad, pasta recipe, brought to you by recipes+


Beef pasta salad

  • 375 g bow-tie pasta
  • 1 bunch (200g) asparagus, cut into 3cm lengths
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • cooking oil spray
  • 400 g budget beef rump steak, fat trimmed
  • 2 tbsp bought basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 75 g baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


Beef pasta salad

  1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 6 minutes. Add asparagus and peas; cook for 2 minutes more or until pasta and vegetables are tender. Drain. Rinse under cold running water; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, spray a frying pan with oil. Heat over high heat. Add beef. Cook, turning, for 5 minutes for medium or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a plate. Cover with foil; rest for 5 minutes. Slice thinly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pesto and juice. Add pasta mixture, spinach and beef; toss gently to combine. Serve salad sprinkled with pine nuts.


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