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Spicy Pineapple and Avocado Pasta Salad

Spicy Pineapple and Avocado Pasta Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Paula Bendfeldt-Diaz


  • 2 cups Barilla┬« Penne pasta
  • 1 cup 1/4-inch-diced pineapple
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 Hass avocados cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh jalape├▒o chile including seeds
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions,
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and toss. Let cool, you can put in the refrigerator covered for 15-20min.
  3. In a large bowl combine all other ingredients and mix carefully.
  4. Add pasta to the bowl and toss.
  5. Sprinkle with more freshly chopped cilantro.