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Avocado Dijon Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is heavy on flavor with an awesome Dijon mustard dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 253kcal
Author foodnessgracious


For the dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dry tarragon
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper

For the salad

  • 3 cups pasta penne uncooked
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas cut in half
  • 1/2 cup green onion chopped
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 yellow pepper diced
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1-2 large ripe avocado cut into cubes


  • Cook the pasta as per instructions on the bag. Drain and cool.
  • In small bowl, whisk together the oil, Dijon, honey, lemon juice, tarragon, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a larger bowl add the pasta, peas, green onion, both peppers, parsley, and avocado.
  • Add the dressing to this mixture and toss gently until well coated, Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve chilled on a large platter or bowl.


Feel free to switch up the color of peppers to your choice.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 55.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.4mg