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Pasta Salad With Avocado Dressing

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  Lean ham 1⁄4 Pound (Unsliced)
  Celery stalks 3
  Tomatoes 2 Medium
  Pasta shells 1⁄2 Pound
  Avocado 1
  Mayonnaise 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
2 Meanwhile, cut the ham, celery and tomatoes into 1/2-inch cubes.
3 Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente, 10 to 12 minutes or according to package directions.
4 Meanwhile, make the dressing: In a medium bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Stir in the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper.
5 Drain the pasta, rinse it under cold running water and drain well. Transfer the pasta to a large serving bowl.
6 Add the ham, celery and tomatoes to the pasta and toss gently. Add the dressing and stir gently to evenly coat the ingredients.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2597 Calories from Fat 1550

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 174 g267.7%

Saturated Fat 19.4 g97.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 167.9 mg56%

Sodium 3370.8 mg140.4%

Total Carbohydrates 203 g67.6%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109.2%

Sugars 24.2 g

Protein 50 g99.3%

Vitamin A 58% Vitamin C 93.6%

Calcium 10.1% Iron 34.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta Salad With Avocado Dressing Recipe