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Cucumber Pasta Salad

Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Cucumber Pasta Salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 189kcal


  • 8 ounce macaroni pasta, dry
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1/2 medium onion, red
  • 2 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium lime
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 6 slice ham, deli sliced
  • 1/2 medium avocado

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Allow to cool. Dice pepper and onion. Quarter and slice cucumber.
  • Place the cucumber slices into a colander set in the sink, and sprinkle with salt. Set aside and allow to drip.
  • In a salad bowl, mix together the onion, pepper, lime zest and juice, cilantro, sugar, until thoroughly combined and the sugar has dissolved.
  • Drain the cucumber slices, and pat them dry with paper towels. Stir the cucumbers into the salad. Chop the ham; add to the bowl along with the cooled pasta. Toss to combine. Peel and dice avocado. Gently toss the avocado with the salad and serve with grapes.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 244mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g