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Avocado pesto penne

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  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation: 20 minutes
  • Cooking: 15 minutes
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Ingredients

2 Avocados, halved
1 cup basil leaves
⅓ cup pine nuts, toasted and cooled
½ cup grated parmesan
¼ cup olive oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
4 cups uncooked penne pasta

Method

1

Following packaging directions, cook penne in a large saucepan of boiling water. Drain and set aside to let cool.

2

Place avocados, pine nuts, basil, garlic and olive oil into a food processor and blend until smooth. Remove from processor into a bowl.

3

Stir through half the parmesan, then add the penne.

4

Gently toss to distribute pesto.

5

Sprinkle remaining parmesan and add salt and pepper to serve

Ingredients

 2 Avocados, halved
 1 cup basil leaves
 ⅓ cup pine nuts, toasted and cooled
 ½ cup grated parmesan
 ¼ cup olive oil
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 4 cups uncooked penne pasta

Directions

1

Following packaging directions, cook penne in a large saucepan of boiling water. Drain and set aside to let cool.

2

Place avocados, pine nuts, basil, garlic and olive oil into a food processor and blend until smooth. Remove from processor into a bowl.

3

Stir through half the parmesan, then add the penne.

4

Gently toss to distribute pesto.

5

Sprinkle remaining parmesan and add salt and pepper to serve

Avocado pesto penne

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