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Quick and Easy Avocado Pasta

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Avocado pasta is fast, fresh, and simple. The longest part of this recipe is cooking the pasta. The dairy-free avocado sauce is made in 5 minutes. 😉

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounces dry pasta
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 green onion, finely sliced
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1/4 teaspoon finely grated garlic
  • Juice from a quarter of a lemon
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to the boil and cook pasta according to package directions. Once cooked, reserve 1/2 cup of hot pasta water then drain pasta.
  2. Mash the avocado in a large bowl. Stir in the garlic and lemon juice then season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Stir in a 1/4-cup of the reserved pasta water.
  4. Add pasta, tomatoes, and green onion then toss until the sauce coats the pasta. If the sauce is too thick, add a little more pasta water. Serve

NUTRITION PER SERVINGServing Size About 1 cup, 1/4 of the recipe / Calories 295 / Total Fat 7.7g / Saturated Fat 1.5g / Cholesterol 5.1mg / Sodium 593.4mg / Carbohydrate 47.4g / Dietary Fiber 4.6g / Total Sugars 2.7g / Protein 9.6g

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