I Salads and Soups
Pasta, Avocado and Bell Pepper
with Feta Cheese Salad
8 ounces penne or other short 1/3 cup chopped black olives
macaroni-style pasta 3 tablespoons chopped
1/2 cup prepared vinaigrette fresh parsley
3/4 cup diced red bell pepper 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
3/4 cup diced green bell pepper 2 large fresh Hass avocados
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped onion
1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until just tender, about 10 minutes;
drain well. Place warm pasta in a bowl and toss with vinaigrette; let cool.
2. Fold in bell pepper, feta, onion, olives, parsley and garlic. Chill.
3. Bring salad to room temperature before serving.
4. Cut avocados into chunks; gently toss with lemon juice. Fold avocado
into salad. Makes 6 servings.
Presented by Hass Avocado Board, Calavo Gro wers, Index Fresh, West Pak Avocado, Mc Daniel Fruit,
Giumarra, Del Rey Avocado and Mission Produce.