A bowl of Creamy Avocado Pasta with chilli flakes sprinkled on top
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5 from 31 votes

Creamy Avocado Pasta

Creamy pasta sauce doesn't have to be unhealthy, and we have made a super creamy sauce by blending up some avocado and adding lemon and basil for extra flavour.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: British, Italian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Dannii

Ingredients

  • 120 g dried pasta
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • 1 avocado
  • 60 ml water
  • 10 g fresh basil, chopped
  • 4 spring onions
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes optional

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions (about 10-12 minutes)
  • Put the avocado, water, lemon, garlic, basil and salt and pepper in to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Once the pasta is cooked, drain and stir in the avocado mix.
  • Transfer to bowls and sprinkle over spring onions and chilli flakes.

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Notes

  • Use any pasta you have in the cupboard that needs using, this sauce works with everything.
  • Feel free to add more garlic, as you can never have too much.
  • Add some protein to this dish by topping with some grilled chicken, salmon or prawns.
  • Make an avocado carbonara by stirring some parmesan and cooked chopped bacon in to the sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 1portion | Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 805mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2.4mg