15-Minute Creamy Avocado Sauce for Pasta (Dairy-free)


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.5
  • Total Fat: 27.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 590.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.0 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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From: Chatelaine From: Chatelaine
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1 medium ripe avocado, pitted
    1/2 lemon, juiced + lemon zest to garnish
    2 garlic cloves
    1/4 cup fresh basil, packed
    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1/4-1/2 tsp kosher salt, to taste
    Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Tips

Please note: This sauce does not reheat well due to the avocado. Please serve immediately


Directions

1. Bring several cups of water to a boil in a medium sized pot. Add in your pasta, reduce heat to medium, and cook 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 and scrape down sides of the bowl. Now add in the pitted avocado, basil, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy. You can add a touch of water or oil if necessary.
3. When pasta is cooked, drain 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.




Serving Size: 2 (Points Plus 8 per serving)

Number of Servings: 2

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I liked it. Very creamy. I put this sauce on Ancient Harvest Lentil & Quinoa penne pasta and then added a spoonful of salsa. This took the flavors to a different level. yummy. Easy to prepare. Will definately make this again. - 8/28/15

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