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Avocado pasta salad

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Avocado pasta salad

Avocado pasta salad

Avocado pasta salad recipe

A great summer recipe full of vegetables, plant based protein and flavours. This dish is perfect for a large gathering and is packed with goodness.

Ingredients

½ pack of spaghetti
1 lemon juiced
1 bunch of spring onion chopped
½ cucumber chopped
1 cup of cherry tomatoes halved
1-2 avocados chopped
1 tin of sweetcorn rinsed and drained
1 tin of chickpeas rinsed and drained
1 tsp chilli flakes
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to season
1 tsp mixed herbs
Pine nuts-optional

Method

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions – drain and allow to cool once cooked.
  2. Add all the vegetables in a bowl followed by the spaghetti, season with olive oil, chilli flakes, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mixed herbs and mix well until combined.
  3. Top with pine nuts and serve.

Recipe by

Gopika Papiah
Nutritionist

You can find lots of other quick and nutritious recipes on our Recipes page

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