Avocado Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Avocado Pesto Pasta
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  • 1 sprig basil


  1. Ingredients
  2. Pound linguine
  3. Bunch fresh basil, reserve some leaves for garnish
  4. 1/2 cup pine nuts
  5. Avocados, pitted and peeled
  6. Tablespoons lemon juice
  7. Cloves garlic
  8. 1/2 cup olive oil
  9. Sea salt
  10. Freshly ground black pepper
  11. Cup halved cherry tomatoes or sliced sun-dried tomatoes (optional)
  12. Procedure
  13. Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  14. Meanwhile, make the pesto by combining basil, pine nuts, avocados, lemon juice, garlic, and oil in a food processor. Process until smooth. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  15. Toss pasta with pesto. For an extra touch of color and flavor, top pasta with cherry or sun-dried tomatoes. Divide pasta among serving bowls and garnish each serving with a basil leaf.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 0.03 Kcal (0 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 0.01mg 0%
Potassium 0.37mg 0%
Total Carbs 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 0g 0%
Calcium 0.2mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 23 Kcal (96 kJ)
Calories from fat 9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Potassium 295mg 0%
Total Carbs 3g 0%
Dietary Fiber 2g 0%
Protein 3g 0%
Vitamin C 18mg 0%
Iron 3mg 0%
Calcium 177mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 0
  • 0

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • sodium free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • sugar free

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