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Barilla® PLUS® Elbows Salad with Avocado, tomato and mozzarella


Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 6

Avacado and mozzarella bring fantastic tastes to this pasta salad.


1 box Barilla® PLUS® Elbows

2 cups plum tomatoes, diced

3 cups avocados, diced

2 1/2 cups fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed

salt to taste

black pepper, freshly ground to taste

1/2 cup fresh basil, torn

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.

Combine tomatoes, avocados, mozzarella, basil, and olive oil in a large bowl.

Season with salt and pepper.

Let mixture marinate for 20-30 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.