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Avocado pesto penne

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins

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 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

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


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


Stir through half the parmesan, then add the penne.


Gently toss to distribute pesto.


Sprinkle remaining parmesan and add salt and pepper to serve

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4

Servings 4