Barilla® Tri-Color Penne Pasta Salad

with Feta Cheese, Olives, Cherry Tomatoes & Avocado

Blue Box Tri-Color Penne

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Tri-Color Penne Pasta

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  • Skill
    Beginner
  • Diet
    Vegetarian


  • 478
    calories
  • 20g
    Total Fat
  • 65g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 12g
    Protein
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Ingredients

Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Tri-Color Penne
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 small red onion, cut julienne style
  • 1 large Hot House Cucumber, diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, sliced in rounds
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese, diced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped



Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Cook pasta 1 minute less than package directions.
  • Drain and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil; place on a sheet tray to cool.
  • In a small skillet, sauté onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil until translucent; remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine, pasta with onions, cucumber, tomatoes, olives, remaining olive oil and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Before serving add avocado, cheese and parsley.
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