Turn Guacamole into a Meal with This Pasta Salad Recipe

Love guacamole so much that you’d eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner if you could? Then this recipe is for you: Instead of blending your guacamole ingredients, leave them chopped and add pasta. So now you can eat guacamole for lunch, dinner and why not, breakfast too. I won’t judge, in fact, I’ll join you.

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Guacamole Pasta Salad

  • Serves 8
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Cook time: n/a

Ingredients

  • ½ lb bowtie pasta, cooked, drained and cooled
  • 1 can black beans, thoroughly rinsed and drained
  • 1 pint of cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 c cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, finely diced
  • 2 avocados, cut into pieces (not too ripe) (cut these just before serving)
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced (optional)

For the dressing

  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • zest of 1 lime
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin (optional)
  • pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • Combine the dressing ingredients in a big bowl and whisk together.
  • Add everything except for the avocados and toss together to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • When ready to serve, fold in the avocado.

Tip: Add chopped grilled chicken turn it into a one-bowl meal.

Guacamole Pasta Salad
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