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Creamy Dreamy Avocado Pasta

2. Creamy Dreamy Avocado Pasta
  • Serves: 4
  • Preparation: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 10 minutes
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Ingredients

3 avocados
3 cloves of garlic
2 tbsp lemon, juice
¼ cup parmesan cheese
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup baby spinach leaves
500 g wholegrain pasta
250 g cherry tomatoes, halved
¼ cup pine nuts

Method

1

Cook pasta according to packet instructions.

2

Meanwhile, add avocado, garlic, lemon juice, parmesan, baby spinach and basil to a food processor and blend until smooth.

3

Once pasta is cooked, drain the water, reserving a bit for the sauce. Add avocado sauce and tomatoes to pasta and stir through to warm. Add a splash of reserved pasta water to thin sauce if desired.

4

Serve topped with pine nuts and fresh basil.

Recipe developed by Lyndi Cohen for Australian Avocados

Notes: You can use gluten-free pasta to make this recipe gluten-free.
Swap the parmesan for ¼ cup of cashews to make this recipe vegan and dairy-free.
Don’t have pine nuts? Swap for pumpkin seeds or chopped cashews.

Ingredients

 3 avocados
 3 cloves of garlic
 2 tbsp lemon, juice
 ¼ cup parmesan cheese
 1 cup fresh basil leaves
 1 cup baby spinach leaves
 500 g wholegrain pasta
 250 g cherry tomatoes, halved
 ¼ cup pine nuts

Directions

1

Cook pasta according to packet instructions.

2

Meanwhile, add avocado, garlic, lemon juice, parmesan, baby spinach and basil to a food processor and blend until smooth.

3

Once pasta is cooked, drain the water, reserving a bit for the sauce. Add avocado sauce and tomatoes to pasta and stir through to warm. Add a splash of reserved pasta water to thin sauce if desired.

4

Serve topped with pine nuts and fresh basil.

Recipe developed by Lyndi Cohen for Australian Avocados

Notes: You can use gluten-free pasta to make this recipe gluten-free.
Swap the parmesan for ¼ cup of cashews to make this recipe vegan and dairy-free.
Don’t have pine nuts? Swap for pumpkin seeds or chopped cashews.
Creamy Dreamy Avocado Pasta

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