Mediterranean Avocado Pasta Salad

Salads

Mediterranean Avocado Pasta Salad
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 10
Calories 240
% 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 0.03mg 0%
Calcium 60mg 4%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 160mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Reviews

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 0.03mg 0%
Calcium 60mg 4%
Iron 2mg 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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