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                               PASTA MEXICANA
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Tex-mex
                 Pasta                            Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Thin, green spaghetti
    1 1/2   c            Cubed tomatoes
    1       c            Cucumber matchsticks
    1       md           Avocado, peeled, seeded, and
                         -thinly sliced crosswise
    1       c            Salsa
    1       tb           Extra-virgin olive oil
      1/2   ts           Dried oregano
      1/4   ts           Ground cumin
      1/4   ts           Chili powder
                         Cayenne to taste
      1/4   c            Minced cilantro
 
    1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
    Rinse under cold water and set into large, shallow
   serving bowl.
   
    2. Add tomatoes, cucumber, and avocado to serving
   bowl.
   
    3.  Combine salsa, oil, oregano, chili powde,r and
   cayenne to taste. Mix well, then pour over pasta. Ad
   cilantro and toss gently to distribute vegetables
   evenly.
   
    From _The American Vegetarian Cookbook_ by Marilyn
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