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Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with Balsamic Glaze Recipe - Strawberries, avocados and bow tie pasta all tossed with an irresistibly creamy balsamic glaze!

Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad with Balsamic Glaze Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad is prepared with fresh strawberries, diced creamy avocados, and tender bow-tie pasta, all coated in a luscious balsamic glaze.
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound dry bow tie pasta, cooked according to the directions on the package
  • 4 to 6 cups packed torn salad greens
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • ¼ cup Balsamic Glaze
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • Drain the pasta and immediately rinse it with cold water to cool it off and stop the pasta from cooking.
  • Add the cold pasta to a salad bowl; toss the pasta with salad greens, strawberries, avocado, and fresh mint. Season with salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl, combine the poppy seeds with the balsamic glaze and extra virgin olive oil; whisk until well incorporated.
  • Pour the dressing over the pasta salad and toss it all together until thoroughly combined. Taste and adjust accordingly.
  • Serve.

Notes

  • Cook the pasta until al dente for a firm texture.
  • Choose ripe avocados for a creamy texture.
  • Rinse and dry salad greens thoroughly to keep them fresh.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste with salt, pepper, and poppy seeds.
  • Generously drizzle balsamic glaze for tangy sweetness.
  • Gently toss the ingredients for even distribution.
  • Serve the salad immediately for the best flavor and texture.
  • Get creative by adding your favorite ingredients or trying different dressings.

Nutrition

Calories: 355 kcal | Carbohydrates: 55 g | Protein: 9 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g | Sodium: 8 mg | Potassium: 464 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 112 IU | Vitamin C: 39 mg | Calcium: 34 mg | Iron: 1 mg

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Salads
Keyword: avocados, pasta salad, strawberry