Avocado Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Avocado Pesto Pasta

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

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4 to 6


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


1Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2Meanwhile, 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

3Toss 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