Pasta with Avocado and Tomatoes

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Jeanne Benavidez

By
@jeanneben

This recipe was given to me several years by a friend who was a nutritionist and had some very good ideas on eating healthier. I have used baby spinach leaves when I didn't have fresh basil. I have also used different types of Mrs Dash blends and this recipe always comes out delicious and filling.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz
    whole wheat pasta, uncooked (can also use regular angel hair pasta)
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 3/4 c
    fresh basil leaves, chopped (can substitute baby spinach leaves)
  • 1 large
    avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into small cubes
  • 4 medium
    roma tomatoes cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 tsp
    mrs dash original blend (or any blend you prefer)
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Pasta with Avocado and Tomatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In a 3-quart sauce pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until garlic is tender but not browned. Remove from heat.
  3. Add basil, avocado and tomatoes in with the garlic. Stir gently; toss vegetable mixture with pasta. Season with spice blend and pepper.

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About Pasta with Avocado and Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Pasta, Vegetables, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southwestern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #tomatoes, #avocado




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