Avocado Pasta Salad

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Two of my favorite items mixed into one recipe: Avocado and Pasta! My family loves avocado! This is a perfect recipe that isn’t the typical “pasta salad”. Check out this yummy dish..

Note: You could add Tuna or Chicken to make this your main dish! It’s amazing!

You’ll need:

4 oz. Quinoa
1/2 of an Avocado (mashed)
1/2 cup of nonfat Greek Yogurt
1/2 cup of chopped Celery
1/2 cup of chopped Red Pepper
1/3 cup of Blueberries
1/4 cup of Arugula
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
3/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp Pepper (optional)
2 Chicken Breast Shredded or Tuna (optional)

– Just cook your pasta according the the package. Let it cool down
– Mix the mashed avocado with the greek yogurt, mustard, pepper and garlic powder
– Taste and adjust to your liking
– Toss the cool pasta with the celery, red peppers and blueberries
– Mix in the creamy avocado “dressing”
– Enjoy!

Nutrition per serving:
(yields two large portions)

348 Calories
60g carbs
9g Fat
12g Protein

 

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