Creamy Avocado Pasta


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avocado pasta

Serves: 4 | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes



12 oz spaghetti

2 ripe avocados, halved, seeded and peeled

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

2 cloves garlic

2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

salt & pepper, to taste

1/3 cup olive oil

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (optional)

1/2 cup canned corn kernels, drained and rinsed (optional)


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.

  2. Combine avocados, basil, garlic and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and pepper, to taste. With the motor running, add olive oil in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside.

  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, avocado sauce, cherry tomatoes and corn.

  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!


Recipe adapted from Damn Delicious