Avocado Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Avocado Pesto Pasta

Club Recipes

By
@Greatchoices

Prepared by Heather, guest of Deni Elwood for November, 2012, meeting.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Ingredients

1 lb
linguine pasta
1 bunch
fresh basil, reserve some for garnish
1/2 c
pine nuts
2
avocados, pitted and peeled
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
3 clove
garlic
1/2 c
olive oil
sea salt
freshly ground pepper
1 c
halved cherry tomatoes or sliced sun-dried tomatoes (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
2
Meanwhile, make the pesto by combining basil, pine nuts, avocados, lemon juice, garlic and oil in a food processor. Process until smooth. Season generously with salt and pepper
3
Toss pasta with pesto. For an extra touch of color and flavor, top pasta with cherry or sun-dried tomatoes. Divide pasta among serving bowls and garnish each serving with a basil leaf.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta