Heading to a park picnic or backyard barbecue? Or maybe you’re just looking for a delicious and nutritious lunch recipe. This Rotini Pasta Salad features a few star ingredients – creamy and healthy avocado, fresh and fragrant basil, and high-quality al dente Barilla Rotini, to make it the perfect pasta salad solution, no matter what your need.
Ingredients 5 Number of Servings
Cook Barilla Rotini Pasta al dente according to packaging directions but drain 1 minute early, and drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil. Place flat on a sheet pan, cool down.
In a big bowl, add the cooled pasta, diced avocado, diced mozzarella or bocconcini, halved cherry tomatoes and chopped basil.
Add the dressing: mix 3 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix gently and serve!