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Strawberry Avocado Pasta Salad

This is a colorful and fresh mains or side dishes that works for any occasion.
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Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American, Western
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 241kcal


  • 1 pound (450g) pasta any shape you prefer
  • 5 cups (150g) baby spinach
  • 1 pound (453g) strawberries hulled and sliced
  • 3 avocados peeled, destoned and diced
  • 4 green onions slice and use both the white and green parts
  • Balsamic vinaigrette to taste
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • fresh mint leaves for optional garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions, drain when done, and rinse with cold water so it stops cooking.
  • Add the cooled down pasta to a bowl along with the spinach, strawberries, avocado, green onions, poppy seeds and balsamic vinaigrette, Mix, taste, and adjust amount of dressing, as needed.
  • Allow salad to chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, then garnish with mint leaves and serve.


  • Stop your pasta cooking by running it under cold water as soon as you have drained it. 
  • For extra flavor, marinate the strawberries with some balsamic vinaigrette for 30 minutes beforehand.
  • There are 7 Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1290IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg