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    Avocado and Orange Pasta Salad

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    1 hr 30 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

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    Smurfetta Chef #427781's Note:

    Try substituting the olive oil with hazelnut or walnut oil to add a subtle nutty flavour to the dressing. Use any pasta you like.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the pasta in plenty of lightly salted boiling water for 8 -1 0 minutes or until al dente. Rinse well with cold water and drain thoroughly.
    2. 2
      Place in a salad bowl.
    3. 3
      Peel the oranges, carefully removing all the pith. Segment the oranges over a bowl to catch the juices and add the segments to the pasta.
    4. 4
      Mix the oil and wine vinegar with the reserved orange juice and season with salt and pepper. Carefully spoon the dressing.
    5. 5
      into the pasta, stirring gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour to allow the flavours to develop.
    6. 6
      just before serving, peel, quarter and thickly slice the avocado and gently fold it into the pasta. Sprinkle with the toasted pine kernels and serve immediately.
    7. 7
      Cook's note: Sprinkle the sliced avocado with lemon juice to prevent it turning brown.
    8. 8
      Variations: Replace the pine kernels with 2 tablespoons of bacon bits.

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    Nutritional Facts for Avocado and Orange Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (166 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 329.0
     
    Calories from Fat 136
    41%
    Total Fat 15.1 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 35.9 mg
    11%
    Sodium 12.6 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 42.9 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    25%
    Sugars 7.3 g
    29%
    Protein 8.1 g
    16%

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    white wine vinegar

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