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Easy and healthy tomato, mango and avocado pasta salad recipe

Spicy Tomato, Mango And Avocado Pasta Salad

Author Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz

Ingredients

  • Spicy Tomato Mango and Avocado Pasta Salad
  • Ingredients
  • 12 oz box tricolor whole wheat pasta
  • ¼ cup red onion chopped
  • ¾ cup cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1 cup avocado diced
  • 1 cup mango diced
  • 1 cup reduced-fat Italian dressing
  • 1 chipotle pepper canned in adobo minced
  • 2 teaspoons adobo from from chipotle can
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. 1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta al denté.
  2. 2. Drain pasta and let cool.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, mix pasta, tomatoes and red onion.
  4. To make the chipotle vinaigrette mix the Italian dressing, minced chipotle pepper, the chipotle adobo, lime juice, agave and salt and pepper. Mix well until smooth.
  5. 4. Add 1 cup of chipotle dressing to pasta and toss to mix well.
  6. Fold in mango and avocado
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro