Lunch

Avocado and tomato pesto pasta

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  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 10 minutes
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Ingredients

375g dried penne pasta
190g jar bought sun-dried tomato pesto
1 avocado, seeded, peeled, finely chopped
½ cup finely shredded basil

Method

1

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well. Return to pan.

2

Add the pesto, avocado and half the basil to the pasta and gently toss to combine.

3

Divide evenly among serving plates. Sprinkle with remaining basil and serve immediately.

TIPS
4

Basil or chilli pesto can be used as an alternative to the sun-dried tomato. Top with shavings of parmesan instead of the basil.

Ingredients

 375g dried penne pasta
 190g jar bought sun-dried tomato pesto
 1 avocado, seeded, peeled, finely chopped
 ½ cup finely shredded basil

Directions

1

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain well. Return to pan.

2

Add the pesto, avocado and half the basil to the pasta and gently toss to combine.

3

Divide evenly among serving plates. Sprinkle with remaining basil and serve immediately.

TIPS
4

Basil or chilli pesto can be used as an alternative to the sun-dried tomato. Top with shavings of parmesan instead of the basil.

Avocado and tomato pesto pasta

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