Recipe by SuzFleeg
"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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1/2 (12 ounce) package
halved cherry tomatoes
diced red bell pepper
sliced black olives
diced red onion
avocados - peeled, pitted, and mashed
chopped fresh dill
ground black pepper
shredded Parmesan cheese
fresh parsley, or more as needed
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
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Avocado Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 140
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