Creamy Avocado Pasta

"Creamy, thick, and rich with lots of garlic flavour and a hint of lemon. The avocado works wonderfully in this recipe to create a sauce so creamy and thick, you will think there is cream hiding in there. Found on a recipe blog and posted here for safe keeping :)"
 
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Ready In:
15mins
Ingredients:
8
Serves:
2
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ingredients

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directions

  • Bring several cups of water to a boil in a medium sized pot. Add in your pasta, reduce heat to medium, and cook until Al Dente, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make the sauce by placing the garlic cloves, lemon juice, and olive oil into a food processor. Process until smooth. Now add in the avocado, basil, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy.
  • When pasta is done cooking, drain and rinse in a strainer and place pasta into a large bowl. Pour on sauce and toss until fully combined. Garnish with lemon zest and black pepper. Serve immediately.
  • Please note: This dish does not reheat well due to the avocado in the sauce. Please serve immediately.

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Reviews

  1. Julie C.
    Made for PAC2013. We LOVE it! This recipe has become a family favorite! I will be making this once a week from now on. I used tortellini as my choice of pasta. I am also able to get 3 servings from the sauce. It's pretty thick so I added some of the cooking water from the pasta to help thin it out a bit. This actually stretched the sauce further! It's a great vegan recipe, too. If you use brown rice pasta, it could be gluten free! It's so versatile and wonderful! LOVE IT...did I say that already?! We love it!
     
  2. rosslare
    Awesome! Quick, healthy no cook sauce! I had some smoked salmon and topped the pasta with strips of it. Heaven!
     
  3. gailanng
    I want this served at my after-life gathering. BTW, make sure I'm buried with my blue tooth hooked up on me should I have something to call back and report.
     
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