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Sun-dried Tomato, Feta and Avocado Pasta

Sun-dried Tomato, Feta and Avocado PastaThis is by far my favorite pasta salad!  It’s full of so much flavor!  Take this one to your next summer outing for a big hit!


16 oz. package of penne or spiral pasta, cooked

olive oil

balsamic vinegar

sea salt and pepper

4-6 cloves garlic, chopped

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

16 oz. jar of sun-dried tomatoes with oil

8 oz. feta cheese, crumbled

1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped

2 avocados, chopped

juice of 1 lemon

Once the pasta is finished cooking and strained, place on large bowl.  While still warm drizzle about 1/4 c. olive oil and 3 T. baslamic vinegar on top.  Add the salt and pepper, garlic and red onion.  Mix well and check for seasonings.  Add the pepper, tomatoes, feta and parsley.  Just before serving add the avocado and lemon.  Serves 10-12 as a side.

Emily Saddler

Emily is a Master Gardener, wife of a professional landscape contractor, homeschool mom of 7 awesome kids, yoga/pilates instructor, a clinical and master herbalist, licensed massage therapist and soon to be traditional naturopath. She is a very passionate advocate of organic home-grown food! Emily maintains a blog called “The Organic Suburban Farm Girl” where she shares gardening advice, delicious recipes made with fresh, organic ingredients, herbal and natural home care product recipes and loves teaching classes on gardening, plant identification and herbal remedy workshops. Check out the events and classes page for more info.

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