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Creamy Avocado Pasta

Creamy Avocado Pasta

This thick and creamy avocado pasta recipe is loaded with omega-3s, potassium and tons of flavor. One of my go-to weeknight dinner recipes, this meal takes less than 15 minutes start-to-finish and requires nothing more than a food processor and some basic ingredients. 

Enjoy all the creamy-goodness with none of the actual cream! #saucy 

Prep Time: 5 minutes  
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2  


  • 6 ounces spaghetti or pasta of choice (I used whole wheat spaghetti) 
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Optional: 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved






1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook your pasta according to directions. Drain and set aside.  


2. Combine all ingredients accept tomatoes in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste. 





3. In a large bowl or pot, combine cooked pasta and avocado sauce, mixing well. Transfer to a bowl and garnish with fresh tomatoes and basil. Enjoy!  

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