Avocado Pesto Pasta

Avocado Pesto Pasta

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


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 6


  • 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
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • ·
    sea salt
  • ·
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1 c
    halved cherry tomatoes or sliced sun-dried tomatoes (optional)

How to Make Avocado Pesto Pasta


  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.

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Course/Dish: Pasta

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