Summer Pasta Salad

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Pastas, Salads
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 599.7 kcal


  • Refrigerator


  • 3 cups Tinkyada spirals prepared according to package instructions
  • 2 large tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup banana peppers thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/8 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper to taste
  • 2 avocados sliced


  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta, tomatoes, peppers, onion, and olives.
  • In a separate small bowl, add the remaining ingredients except the avocados and whisk well.
  • Drizzle the liquid mixture over the pasta mixture and gently toss.
  • Chill in the refrigerator or at least 1 hour. Gently toss before serving.


ALERT!!!! Because of the high fat levels this recipe should only be consumed by people on the 2000 calorie plan.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Summer Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 599.7 Calories from Fat 163
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.11g28%
Saturated Fat 3.16g20%
Sodium 78.4mg3%
Potassium 699.17mg20%
Carbohydrates 100.96g34%
Fiber 9.86g41%
Sugar 2.86g3%
Protein 11.71g23%
Vitamin A 700.25IU14%
Vitamin B1 0.07mg5%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 7.25mg36%
Vitamin B5 1.02mg10%
Vitamin B6 0.24mg12%
Vitamin C 25.65mg31%
Vitamin E 2.46mg16%
Vitamin K 22.01µg21%
Calcium 37.73mg4%
Copper 0.23mg12%
Folate 67.05µg17%
Iron 3.22mg18%
Manganese 0.13mg7%
Magnesium 30.81mg8%
Phosphorus 57.8mg6%
Selenium 0.53µg1%
Zinc 0.61mg4%
Ess-Methionine 31.41mg
Ess-Tryptophan 20.66mg
Ess-Threonine 70.83mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 87.75mg
Ess-Arginine 85.09mg
Ess-Lysine 111.58mg
Ess-Leucine 121.92mg
Ess-Isoleucine 73.91mg
Ess-Histidine 45.5mg
Ess-Valine 91mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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