Oh She Glows: creamy avocado pasta

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 448.7
  • Total Fat: 28.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.5 g
  • Protein: 9.6 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    1 pitted avocado
    2-3 garlic cloves (to taste)
    1/2 lemon juiced (zest to garnish)
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1/4 c fresh basil
    2 tbsp EVOO
    2 servings whole wheat pasta
    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.

**Please note also that this recipe was found online at http://ohsheglows.com. Please check out the website for other recipes.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user _TRIXIE_.

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  • I made this tonight for dinner because it sounded so good. Followed the recipe, but hubby and I both thought it rather bland. - 6/2/13

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  • Love this - 4/18/12

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  • This is soooo good! I used 3 servings of pasta because it was the main dish and one serving seems kind of skimpy all by itself--there's plenty of sauce for that amount of pasta. - 3/9/12

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  • We made this for dinner last night and loved it! We love garlic, but next time I will only use one clove. Definitely going into our regular dinner rotation! - 2/8/12

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  • I felt there was way too much lemon, slightly too much garlic (I used two cloves) and could have used some more spices. With a few tweaks, I feel this could be quite tasty!! - 8/23/11

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