This dish pairs elbow pasta with avocado, tomato and fresh mozzarella cheese for a light and tasty salad.

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Servings:
7
Yield:
7 servings
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Ingredients

7
Original recipe yields 7 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

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  • Combine tomatoes, avocados, mozzarella, basil, olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Let mixture marinate for 20 to 30 minutes.

  • Cook PLUS® Elbows 1 minute less than recommended package cooking time. Drain and pour onto a flat surface. Drizzle with a small amount of oil and let cool.

  • Add cooled pasta to ingredients in bowl; toss and serve.

Nutrition Facts

532 calories; protein 22.1g; carbohydrates 48.5g; fat 28.7g; cholesterol 25.8mg; sodium 283.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (18)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
08/05/2014
I thought the premise was good but it needs more flavor. I added 3 cloves of finely minced garlic and 1/4 cup fresh oregano to the mixture. I also refrigerated the mixture overnight so the flavors could meld and added it to the elbows veggies and cheese. We enjoyed this for Sunday brunch. Thanks, Barilla. 8/5/14. My 4yo aspiring foodie has been demanding this for lunch, but it must be made with the the White Fiber Mini shells. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
04/10/2014
Personally I felt this salad was too oily. I will make it again, but will cut the olive oil in half. I also won't drizzle the noodles with a little oil. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/10/2014
Personally I felt this salad was too oily. I will make it again, but will cut the olive oil in half. I also won't drizzle the noodles with a little oil. Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
08/05/2014
I thought the premise was good but it needs more flavor. I added 3 cloves of finely minced garlic and 1/4 cup fresh oregano to the mixture. I also refrigerated the mixture overnight so the flavors could meld and added it to the elbows veggies and cheese. We enjoyed this for Sunday brunch. Thanks, Barilla. 8/5/14. My 4yo aspiring foodie has been demanding this for lunch, but it must be made with the the White Fiber Mini shells. Read More
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
07/01/2014
i made this as directed. It was a little bland for our tastes, so the second time I made this, I added some balsamic vinegar. I used about a third of a cup. I also added 1/2 teas of cayenne pepper to the dressing. We like things hot as we are both a couple of chili heads. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2014
Tastes great! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
07/02/2014
Too bland, might try it again with a salad dressing. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2015
Was delicious!! After reading some reviews, I did use less olive oil... Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/01/2016
My husband loved it, but I thought it was bland. I'll make make it again, but I'll have to add some spices. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/24/2014
This turned out great. The only thing I changed was to toss with olive oil and added a beef summer sausage. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/31/2016
LOVE IT AS IS THANK YOU FOR THIS RECIPE CERNTILY A FIVE STAR PLUS RECIPE! Read More