Antipasto & Avocado Stuffed Shells

Appetizers & Snacks

Antipasto & Avocado Stuffed Shells

If plain ole pasta is getting boring, this recipe full of flavor is your answer! Stuffed with olives, avocado, tomatoes, artichokes, salami, cheese and more, this pasta is a delicious meal for your family or tasty appetizer for your next party!


  • 30 ea. jumbo pasta shells, cooked & cooled
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 1/4 t. red pepper flakes
  • 2 T. Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 3 T. red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 ea. head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 30 ea. green or Kalamata olives, pitted & roughly chopped
  • 1 c. grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 c. artichoke hearts, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 c. red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 c. roasted red peppers, finely diced
  • 6 oz. salami, small dice
  • 6 oz. provolone cheese, shredded
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced


  1. In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by whisking together garlic powder, red pepper flakes, parsley, lemon juice, vinegar, and olive oil until well combined.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, olives, tomatoes, artichokes, onions, red peppers, salami, cheese, and avocados; gently toss with dressing.
  3. Spoon 1-2 tablespoons of antipasto salad into each pasta shell.
  4. Serve chilled.


Nutrition Facts
Antipasto & Avocado Stuffed Shells
Amount Per Serving 15
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 6%
Sodium 540mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 9g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 8%
Iron 0mg 10%
Potassium 280mg 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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