Citrus Bowtie Pasta

FRIDAY FAVORITE

Today we have a delicious summer recipe by Whole Foods Market. Perfect side dish for any BBQ or outdoor party. 


Ingredients: 

  • 1 pound whole wheat bowtie pasta
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 3 green onions, both green and white parts, chopped
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 ripe Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup packed chopped cilantro or flat-leaf parsley
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice
  • 1/3 cup garlic-infused olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions: 

  • Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions
  • Drain, but do not rinse the pasta
  • Place hot pasta in a large mixing bowl
  • Add avocado, green onions, feta, tomatoes and cilantro
  • Whisk together lemon juice and olive oil and drizzle over the warm pasta
  • Toss to combine
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve warm or cold