Avocado Pasta

2
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 2 or 3 medium
    ripe avocados, pitted
  • 1 large
    lemon, all the juice and the zest
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 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

How to Make Avocado Pasta

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions for al-dente.(about 6 minutes in boiling water).
  2. In 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.
  3. Drain 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.

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About Avocado Pasta

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



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