Avocado Pasta

Pat Duran


This recipe has been around the block a few times but this one I have tweaked from Angela Liddon(thanks for the idea Angela).
If you like you can add your favorite meat or chicken or crispy fried bacon pieces to this sauce. You may not want to use Alfredo sauce again once you try this!

★★★★★ 2 votes
5 Min
10 Min
Food Processor


2 or 3 medium
ripe avocados, pitted
1 large
lemon, all the juice and the zest
3 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 tsp
1/2 c
fresh basil
2 Tbsp
melted butter
1/4 c
olive oil
3 oz
pkg. cream cheese, cut into cubes
16 oz
pkg. angel hair pasta
to taste
add pepper


1Cook pasta according to package directions for al-dente.(about 6 minutes in boiling water).
2In a food processor or blender add the garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil, cream cheese and basil;process until smooth. Add the avocado pulp,butter, basil and salt. Pulse or process until smooth and creamy.
3Drain and rinse pasta and place in a large bowl. Pour sauce over and toss to coat evenly. Garnish with lemon zest and pepper. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy