Salads

Pasta Salad with Creamy Lemon Balsamic Dressing

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I love pasta salad. It's perfect for summer. It's light, refreshing and a perfect side to accompany the big cookouts that summer's so famous for, but can easily be enjoyed as a main course, as well. It's so versatile and the options for add-ins are endless. You can use fresh herbs and vegetables, but roasted vegetables add another level of flavor and texture too. Pasta salad is also one of those dishes that can be assembled ahead of time and is perfect to serve to a big

6
1/2 lb small cut pasta (I used Rotini)
1 Cup grape tomatoes, halved (quartered if large)
3 Sweet mini peppers, 1 red, 1 orange and 1 yellow, chopped
1 Ripe avocado, seed removed and chopped
2 1/2 Tbsp Feta crumbles
2 Tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste

For the dressing-
2 Tbsp lemon flavored white balsamic vinegar*
2 1/2 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt
3 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Season with salt and add pasta. Cook pasta until aldente, according to package instructions. Drain and set aside. In a small bowl combine white balsamic vinegar and...
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Nutritions

Calories
112

Sodium
97mg
4% DV

Fat
9g
15% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
0.8g
3% DV