Shrimps and Avocado Spaghetti

Shrimps and Avocado Spaghetti

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 500

    g spaghetti

  • 1

    large ripe avocado

  • 5

    tablespoons olive oil (3+2)

  • 2

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • 3

    tablespoons parmesan cheese grated

  • 3

    tablespoons garlic minced

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 3

    tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

  • 500

    g shrimps peeled

  • 1

    teaspoon chili powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a large saucepan, heat some water with salt over high heat. Peel the avocado and remove the pit. Cut the avocado flesh into cubes and place into the bowl of a blender. Add the lemon juice and the parmesan cheese. Pulse for 1 minute. Then pulse for 1 minute more gradually adding the 3 tablespoons olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and transfer the avocado mixture to a bowl. Set aside. Cook the pasta al dente according to the package directions. Drain and set aside. In a skillet, heat the butter and the 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic. Then add the shrimps and cook for about 2 minutes per side (until the shrimps are pink) Add the chili powder and the fresh parsley. Add the spaghetti and the avocado mixture and toss well. You can add 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (optional) Add salt and pepper to taste and serve


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