Whole Wheat Pasta with Avocado and Basil

June 5, 2014 by BenVaughn

Simple, Affordable and Healthy. This light but substantial recipe will quickly become a regular staple in the kitchen and your expanding cooking repertoire


preparation time
5 mins

cook time




1 avocado large without pit

1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

0.5 teaspoons kosher salt

3 tablespoons chopped garlic

6 MSR 3 whole wheat fettucine pasta

0.25 cup fresh basil

1 teaspoons grapeseed oil

1 teaspoons lemon zest



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 until Al Dente, 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 creamy, Lets add in the pitted avocado, basil, and salt. Process until smooth 3. When pasta is done cooking, drain and rinse 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. Makes 2 servings


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