Avocado Pasta Salad Recipe

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Sara Published: January 14, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Avocado Pasta Salad

This delicious pasta salad is tossed with crisp bacon, cherry tomatoes, and green onions, then dressed with creamy avocado lime dressing.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 22 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Salad:

  • 8ozpasta,rotini or bow tie
  • 1cupcherry tomatoes,diced
  • 8slicesbacon,cooked crisp and crumbled
  • 1green onion,thinly sliced
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • 1avocado,diced
  • 1tsplime juice

For Dressing:

  • 1ripe avocado
  • ½fresh lime,juiced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • ½tspcumin
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½cupbuttermilk
  • salt and pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Place all dressing ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and run under cold water.

  3. Toss diced avocado with lime juice.

  4. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl gently toss with dressing.

  5. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 642.08kcal
  • Fat: 39.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.20g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.13g
  • Fiber: 9.75g
  • Sugar: 5.66g
  • Protein: 18.49g
  • Cholesterol: 39.50mg
  • Sodium: 711.71mg
  • Calcium: 80.38mg
  • Potassium: 928.38mg
  • Iron: 2.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 43.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.31mg
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