Avocado pasta salad recipe

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A delicious and healthy pasta salad using avocado.
Preparation time: 10 minutes, Cooking time: 5 minutes, Serves: 4 


2 medium avocado, roughly chopped
300g penne or other similar type pasta
2 pickled red bell peppers, chopped
4 Tbsp capers, small (roughly chopped them if large)

For the sauce
4 Tbsp red wine vinegar
12 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tsp dried dill
Salt and black pepper to taste

Grated parmesan cheese


Cook the pasta according to instructions on the packaging. Drain, rinse in cold water, drain again and set aside.

To make the sauce, combine the olive oil, vinegar, sugar, dill, salt and pepper and blend with a hand blender or stir vigorously using a fork or spoon.

In a large bowl, add the pasta, avocado, pickled red peppers and capers. Pour the sauce over, toss well until the ingredients are coated evenly, top with the grated parmesan cheese and serve.

Notes and tips

Make sure you rinse the pasta in plenty of cold water after it is finished cooking. This will stop it from overcooking.
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