Summer Pasta Salad

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Summer Pasta Salad
Summer Pasta Salad
Tyler Sullivan

Summer Pasta Salad

This recipe started as an experiment, but ended as a favorite that will be on my go-to list this summer. The cool flavors complement each other and create a not-too-heavy pasta salad that is perfect as a side or as a meal.

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4
Servings
255
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups packed cooked farfalle
  • 6 Tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and mashed
  • 1 Cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 Cup sunflower seeds
  • 3 Ounces feta, crumbled

Directions

In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, Greek yogurt, and avocado. Next, add the tomatoes, sunflower seeds, and feta. Chill in the refrigerator for as long as desired. Serve and enjoy.

Summer Shopping Tip

As an alternative to sugary, salty, processed foods, try shopping for fruits and vegetables that are in season.

Summer Cooking Tip

For a healthier alternative, substitute honey or molasses for sugar in baking recipes, and use a 3:1 blend of canola oil to olive oil instead of butter when cooking over the flame.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Protein
11g
21%
Carbs
28g
9%
Vitamin A
47µg
5%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
13.1%
Vitamin C
9mg
14%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
9µg
11%
Calcium
137mg
14%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
45µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
45µg
11%
Iron
0.9mg
5%
Magnesium
38mg
10%
Monounsaturated
4g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
7%
Phosphorus
155mg
22%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
288mg
8%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
14.4%
Sodium
212mg
9%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.2%
Zinc
1mg
9%

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