Avocado Pasta Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Avocado Pasta Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Avocado Pasta Salad

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"The richness of the avocado makes this dish taste amazing. Feel free to add more or less olive oil for your preferred consistency. For best results refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Enjoy and feel guilt-free (unless you eat the whole bowl, which might just happen). It is easy to tweak this recipe to anything you like; add cooked chicken, or stir in some tuna, add some more veggies, or take some out that you don't like or have on hand."

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Original recipe makes 10 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    40 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook corkscrew-shaped pasta in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and cool.
  2. Mix pasta, tomatoes, apple, carrot, celery, peas, red bell pepper, black olives, and red onion together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk avocado, olive oil, lime juice, dill, salt, black pepper, and garlic powder together in a separate bowl until smooth; stir into pasta salad to coat; garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 23, 2012

a nice change from remade pasta salad dressing and a great way to use up a bag of avacados. Really enjoyed this even w/o dill

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 05, 2013

I love avocados so I really should have liked this recipe. Sadly i did not. I felt that it was really bland and had little to no flavor at all. I won't be making this again.


12 Ratings

Jun 21, 2012

This recipe was really good! My husband and I love avocado and this sauce uses just enough avocado perfectly! I did not use any substitutions and it was perfect. Just the right amount of creamy, crunchy, with a zing from the limes! Yummy!!

Aug 03, 2012

Not too bad. We added some feta cheese to add a little more saltiness to it. I also added more garlic powder, about another tsp.

Jun 24, 2013

I make this exactly as directed and I love love love it. So healthy tasting and bueatiful. Make sure to only use half the box of pasta otherwise it will taste nothing like its supposed to. I didnt make that mistake but someone I passed the recipe on to did. Thank you so much for posting this.

Aug 14, 2012

I added 2 tsp. sugar because it seemed a little bitter. The salad was better the second day after marinating. It had a good, unique taste, and it was a fun variation on a pasta salad. It kept in the fridge well for at least 3 days.

Oct 06, 2012

I made this for a pot luck. I absolutely love it and it's now going on to my favourites for large gatherings list. There's just two of us so the original recipe is too much but great for tomorrow. The only thing I changed was I used 1 tsp garlic powder but that's cause I like garlic. I don't think it made a difference. Would still have been great as is.

Feb 11, 2015

I used the basic recipe but added smoked paprika, Adobo and chicken tenders that were seasoned with salt, Adobo, lime zest and juice from 2 additional limes. The reduced lime juice from the chicken added so much extra flavor that I left out the cheese. Will absolutely make this again!


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  • Calories
  • 323 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.8 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 354 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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