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Avocado Pasta Salad

Simple Wholemeal Pasta Recipe

4

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

5+ A Day Charitable Trust

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5+ A Day Charitable Trust

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Salads,

Everyday,

Lunch,

Pasta,

Vegetarian,

Ingredients

Salad

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400g wholemeal pasta

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1 sliced avocado

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1/2 cup basil leaves

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2 cups cherry tomatoes

Dressing

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1 avocado

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1 lemon juice

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1 garlic clove

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1 cup basil leaves

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3 cups baby spinach

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1/4 tsp salt

Method

To Boil Pasta

To Make Pesto

To Assemble

1

Add 4 cups of water to a large pot and bring to boil.

2

Add a pinch of salt and the pasta.

3

Stir gently.

4

Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the pasta is soft.

5

Remove from heat and drain the water.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (874g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

3027 (723)kJ

Protein

50.4g

Total Fat

42.2g

Saturated Fat

19.5g

Carbs

30.7g

Sugars

20.2g

Sodium

490mg

Iron*

8.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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