Gluten-free pasta salad

Gluten-free pasta salad



  • 1 serving gluten-free pasta
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cucumber, cubed
  • ½ green capsicum, sliced
  • ½ red capsicum, sliced
  • ½ yellow capsicum, sliced
  • handful green beans, topped, tailed and cut in half
  • ½ chicken breast, cooked and shredded (optional)
  • ½ avocado, diced


  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Cook the gluten-free pasta and drain and place in a medium bowl.

Add all the ingredients and toss.

Combine the ingredients for the dressing in an airtight jar and shake vigorously.

Pour over salad and serve.


  • Gluten-free pasta can be found at most supermarkets or health food stores. The pasta packet will be clearly labeled as gluten-free.
  • Gluten-free pasta can go from being undercooked to overcooked in the blink of an eye so keep testing your pasta as it cooks to avoid soggy, waterlogged pasta.


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This recipe was created by nutritionist Amanda Fraser for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.


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