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Avocado Pasta Salad

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Avocado Pasta Salad


This pasta salad is wonderful on a hot day, and the almonds and avocado go great together!


Serves: 10

As needed 1 package (1 lb.) Rotini pasta, cooked according to package, rinsed with cold water and drained
As needed 1 can (15 1/4 oz) whole kernel corn
As needed 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
As needed 2 cups shredded mild or sharp cheddar cheese
As needed 1 cup Ranch dressing
As needed 1 cup Italian dressing
As needed 1/2 tsp lemon juice
As needed 2-3 large ripe avocados, seeded, peeled, and mashed with a fork
As needed 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


In a large bowl, mix together pasta, corn, almonds, and cheese. Set aside. In a small bowl, mix together Ranch dressing, Italian dressing, lemon juice, and avocados with a fork until well blended. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Add tomatoes to pasta mixture and gently toss to coat. Serve. Refrigerated any leftovers in a air-tight container. Optional: Add diced cucumbers or even roasted bell peppers and onion for a little something different.

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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