15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta recipe? Learn how to make 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sensfan1960

Makes 2 servings



Creamy, thick, and rich with lots of garlic flavour and a hint of lemon. This is my newest favourite pasta dish. The avocado works wonderfully in this recipe to create a sauce so creamy and thick, you will think there is cream hiding in there.

Recipe Ingredients for 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta

1 cup, cubes Avocados
0.5 lemon yields Lemon Juice
3 serving Garlic Cloves
0.5 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 cup leaves, whole Basil, Fresh
2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 oz Quinoa Pasta Spaghetti
1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper

Recipe Directions for 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta

  1. 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.

  2. 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 pitted avocado, basil, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy.

  3. 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. Makes 2 servings.

  4. Please note: This dish does not reheat well due to the avocado in the sauce. Please serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Brunch, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 313.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
463
Calories from Fat
234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.0g
40%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
505mg
21%
Potassium
387mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
53.5g
18%
Dietary Fiber
9.1g
36%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
5.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 2% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
83% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
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