15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta PRINT
- YIELD: 2 servings
|1||medium sized ripe Avocado, pitted|
|½||lemon, juiced + lemon zest to garnish|
|1-2||garlic cloves, to taste|
|½||tsp kosher salt, or to taste|
|~¼ cup Fresh Basil, (probably optional)|
|2||tbsp extra virgin olive oil|
|2||servings/6 oz of your choice of pasta (I used 3oz of spelt and 3 oz of Kamut spaghetti)|
|Freshly ground black pepper, to taste|
1. Bring several cups of water to a boil in a medium sized pot. Add in your pasta, reduce heat to medium, and cook until Al Dente, about 8-10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, make the sauce by placing the garlic cloves, lemon juice, and olive oil into a food processor. Process until smooth. Now add in the pitted avocado, basil, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy.
3. When pasta is done cooking, drain and rinse in a strainer and place pasta into a large bowl. Pour on sauce and toss until fully combined. Garnish with lemon zest and black pepper. Serve immediately. Makes 2 servings.
Please note: This dish does not reheat well due to the avocado in the sauce. Please serve immediately.