Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru

Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru


Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

Happy Monday! We are so in love with this Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru & have been feasting on it often.

This salad is filled with flavor & great for ya ingredients. Pack it in your lunchbox, serve at campouts, BBQ’s & picnics!

Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

Heirloom tomatoes & Avocados from Peru make this salad colorful & vibrant…

Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

I had some rice noodles in the pantry ~ so I used those.

Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

That means this pasta salad is gluten free too, so everyone can enjoy it!

Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

Fresh basil & a light (no mayo) dressing make this perfect for bikini season.

Tamari (gluten free soy sauce), green onion & zesty shallots add to the delicate flavor. Enjoy!

Summer Pasta Salad | #glutenfree

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Summer Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2-4 servings

Summer Pasta Salad


  • 8 ounces Rice Noodles, cook to package directions
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Tamari or Soy Sauce
  • 1 Avocado From Peru, diced & tossed with some Lemon Juice
  • 12 mini Heirloom Tomatoes, quartered & discard seeds
  • 1/2 cup Toasted Pine Nuts
  • 1/4 cup Green Onion, Chopped
  • 1 chopped Shallot
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Basil, chopped + more for garnish
  • Garlic Salt & Black Pepper to taste


  • Cook & drain pasta. Toss with some olive oil & tamari. Let cool.
  • While the pasta is cooking ~ Toast Pine Nuts: In a small sauce pan heat pine nuts on the stove top over medium heat. As soon as they become fragrant & slightly browned toss with tongs, continue to toast until you achieve desired browning. Watch carefully so they do not burn. Let cool.
  • Put it all together: Toss rice noodles with the rest of the ingredients & season to taste with salt & pepper. Top with fresh basil leaves.

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19 Responses to Summer Pasta Salad with Avocados From Peru

  1. I always look for new salad ideas. I don’t really like the conventional green salad but I should eat more healthy. I love avocados, so I definitely will try out this salad:) It looks delicious and perfect for hot summer days. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Besides looking like a beautiful piece of art I could hang on my wall (great pics!), the salad sounds amazing! Without all the heavy mayonnaise that usually accompanies pasta salads, this looks like the perfect salad to take to a barbecue. I can’t wait to try it!

  3. I am in so love with those gorgeous mugs you’ve used as salad bowls. I’ve never thought of using them in that way before, so thanks for the inspiration!

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