This Angel Hair Pasta Salad if loaded with corn, chorizo, avocado, and grape tomatoes. A sure crowd pleaser, break this out for your next potluck.
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Pasta is always a go to meal for feeding a crowd. Try one of these recipes out next time you have a hungry crew!
Lemon Grilled Chicken Fettucine Alfredo
- Kosher salt
- 1 pound dried angel hair pasta
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 ears sweet corn - kernels cut from the cobs (about 2 cups)
- 2 cloves garlic - sliced
- 3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
- ½ tablespoon crushed red pepper flake
- 2 cups grape tomatoes - halved
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 avocado - sliced and diced
- 1 cup feta cheese crumbles
- 1 lbs fresh cooked chorizo - sliced
- handful fresh cilantro - snipped
- Bring a large pot of haevily salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until just al dente, stirring often so that it doesnt stick. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water, and drain the rest. Set aside.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heated to medium-high, add the olive oil and corn, spreading into a single layer.
- Let the corn cook until browned, no stirring, for about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and add the garlic, oregano, a heavy pinch salt and cook 1 minute.
- Stir in the red pepper flakes, and half of the reserved pasta water and cook 1 minute longer.
- Add the cooked pasta to the pan, stiring the noodles into the sauce, add the remaining pasta water if needed, but keep in mind this is a pasta salad and a little more EVOO is yet to come.
- Off heat, stir in the tomatoes and extra virgin olive oil. Cover and cool in fridge.
- When ready to serve, toss in sliced avocado, feta cheese, chorizo, and cilantro.
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Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie says
Oh I love that you combined aspects of the burger and put them in this pasta! Now I relly need to make it, but your version.
Julie @White Lights on Wednesday says
Oh Kita, I love that you did this as a cold dish! It sounds fab...especially with the avocado and chorizo combination. Two thumbs up!
Emily @ Life on Food says
I like that you added the sausage and avocado to this dish. My husband wasn't too keen on it being vegetarian but ended up really liking it. That being said I think next time we will have some sausage and/or shrimp.
Kita, this pasta dish looks amazing! The toss-in ingredients at the end seals the deal for me. Pinned!
Yum Yum and more YUM!
Zainab @ Blahnik Baker says
The chorizo and avocado sound like an amazing combination!! Love that this is a cold dish too. Sorry I was unable to take part this month (school took over my life!) but I can't for next month.
Oh my gosh, loving all these ingredients. I always think of traditional pasta dishes, but this is the perfect way to change it up!