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15 Minute Easy Avocado Pasta (with Video)
Avocado Pasta is an elegant vegetarian dinner idea that's creamy, satisfying and full of flavor! It will be on your dinner table in 15 minutes and is easy to make with a few simple ingredients: avocados, basil, garlic, lemon and olive oil with optional cherry tomatoes for color. Plus video tutorial!
Servings: 4 servings
- 16 oz package spaghetti
- 3 medium avocados peeled and pitted
- 3 cloves garlic peeled
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
Bring a medium-large pot of salted water to a boil and add spaghetti.
In a food processor or blender, add avocados, fresh basil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Run food processor for 5-10 seconds before gradually adding olive oil, running for another 20-30 seconds until creamy.
When pasta is al dente, drain and add to a large bowl.
Cool pasta slightly before mixing in avocado sauce and tomatoes. Serve immediately and enjoy!
- It's important to serve immediately after mixing, as the avocado sauce will start discoloring after about 10 minutes.
Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Sodium: 233mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 2.3mg