Paleo Pasta Salad with Avocado Oil Vinaigrette

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Paleo Pasta Salad with Avocado Oil Vinaigrette
Cindy’s Table

This is not your ordinary pasta salad. Paleo-friendly and incredibly healthy, it's a great salad to choose if you're looking for something easy and fresh.

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4
Servings
323
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 Cup avocado oil
  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 Teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 small can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 4 Ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 Cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, from a rotisserie chicken

Directions

Up to 24 hours before serving, in a small bowl, combine the lemon juice with the dried herbs, garlic, and spices and the Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and then slowly whisk in the avocado oil. Set aside and refrigerate.

Halve squash lengthwise; scoop out seeds. Place halves cut side down in a large saucepan and add the chicken stock to a depth of 2 inches. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer squash 20 minutes.

Drain and cool squash. With a fork, pull off spaghetti-like stands of the squash and place in a large salad bowl.

Add remainder of ingredients and toss with the spaghetti squash.

Top with vinaigrette before serving.

Paleo Shopping Tip

Choose foods that fall under these categories:

Grass-produced meats
Fish/seafood
Fresh fruits and veggies
Eggs
Nuts and seeds
Healthful oils (Olive, walnut, flaxseed, macadamia, avocado, coconut)

Paleo Cooking Tip

Cook naturally with herbs and healthy oils.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
27g
41%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
18%
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Protein
8g
15%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
43µg
5%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
21%
Vitamin C
29mg
49%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
18µg
22%
Calcium
88mg
9%
Fiber
7g
29%
Folate (food)
68µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
68µg
17%
Iron
3mg
16%
Magnesium
41mg
10%
Monounsaturated
18g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
25%
Phosphorus
108mg
15%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
554mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14%
Sodium
590mg
25%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.1%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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