Bow Tie Pasta With Watercress and Avocado Cream Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by little_wing

Great little lunch.

Top Review by Kathy228

This was really easy to put together. The color was amazing, such a pretty green from the avocado and watercress. The only change was I used toasted pinenuts. I thought it would be very flavorful because of the great ingredients but it was a little bland. A whole tsp of salt helped. Maybe zesting a lemon would kick it up a bit. I'll make this again, with slight adjustments, because it's an interesting recipe. Thanks LittleWing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large pan.
  3. Mash one avocado and combine with lemon juice and cream cheese.
  4. Add watercress and sauté until wilted, 2-3 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat and add mashed avocado mixture to pan.
  6. Stir gently until heated through. Do not allow to boil or sauce may separate.
  7. Add cooked pasta to avocado sauce and season with salt and pepper.
  8. Cut the remaining avocado into cubes.
  9. Add diced avocado and pistachios to pasta and mix gently.
  10. Serve.

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