This simple pasta side dish combines sweet strawberries and creamy avocado with a tart balsamic vinaigrette. You can make the dressing ahead iand keep it separately, tossing with the pasta salad just before serving. Make this salad even more special by adding crumbled feta or goat cheese.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, March 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.

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  • Meanwhile, whisk oil, vinegar, shallot, basil, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the pasta, spinach, strawberries and avocado and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

247 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 26.7g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 2.2g; fat 14.3g; saturated fat 2g; vitamin a iu 1511.2IU; vitamin c 19.3mg; folate 55.8mcg; calcium 25.7mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 23.8mg; potassium 256.3mg; sodium 241mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
03/12/2019
Excellent flavor Very satisfying and will make this again. I used Whole Wheat Pearl Cousous in lieu of pasta. It was a nice alternative. Read More
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