15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta

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recipe by Brennan L www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    3
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    271

My girlfriend is a vegan and I'm not, so cooking together means a little extra effort. The pasta recipe was the first vegan meal we cooked together and we still make it regularly. It helps that it's really good.

recipe updated May 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    2000ml
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    3g
  • Spaghetti icon
    Spaghetti
    255g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    6g
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    11g
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    27g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    15ml
  • Avocado icon
    Avocado
    165g
  • Water icon
    Water
    15ml
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    0g
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    0g
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    about 6 sprigs

Tools

  • kCook icon Food processor
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Food processor bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large saucepan
  2. Add water
  3. Boil
  4. Add sea salt
  5. Add spaghetti
  6. Cook until al dente
  7. Get a clean food processor bowl
  8. Add garlic clove
  9. Add fresh basil
  10. Pulse until mixture comes together
  11. Add lemon juice
  12. Add extra virgin olive oil
  13. Add pitted avocado
  14. Add water
  15. Process until smooth
  16. Add sea salt to taste
  17. Add black pepper to taste
  18. Drain pasta
  19. Transfer sauce to pasta
  20. Stir until well combined
  21. Top with lemon zest
  22. Garnish with fresh basil
  23. Serve immediately
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