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Creamy Dreamy Avocado Pasta

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

2. Creamy Dreamy Avocado Pasta

 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

Cook pasta according to packet instructions.


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


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.


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.
Nutrition Facts

Servings 4