Mediterranean Avocado Pasta Salad


Mediterranean Avocado Pasta Salad

The Mediterranean Diet which is rich in fruits and vegetables, olive oil and healthy fats like those in avocados, make this pasta salad a party favorite. The salad is simple to make – toss cooked pasta with cherry tomatoes, diced avocado, cucumber, olives and feta cheese.


  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 3 T. apple cider or red wine vinegar
  • 2 T. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 t. yellow mustard
  • 1 ea. garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 c. basil, minced
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 ea. rotini pasta, cooked (can substitute for penne or farfalle)
  • 1 ea. large cucumber, diced
  • 1 ea. medium Avocado From Mexico, pitted, peeled, & diced
  • 1 ea. pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 c. peas
  • 1/2 c. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 c. red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c. Kalamata olive, pitted & sliced


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, mustard, garlic, basil, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pasta, cucumber, avocados, tomatoes, peas, feta cheese, red onions, and Kalamata olive; toss gently with dressing.


Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Avocado Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving 10
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 3g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 8g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 10%
Potassium 160mg 15%
* 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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