Avocado pesto and spaghetti

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Avocado pesto and spaghetti
Give your pesto sauce a bit of a twist by adding a an avocado.

300g spaghetti

1 ripe avocado

Handful of cashew nuts

2 cloves of garlic, smashed

1 tsp of salt

Freshly ground black pepper

40ml olive oil

Shredded parmesan cheese for garnishing

Cook your spaghetti according to packet instructions.

While the pasta is cooking you can make the sauce.

Cut the avocado in half and scoop out the inside.  

Place the avocado and cashews in a blender. Pulse for about a minute.

Add the garlic, salt and black pepper. Pulse for another minute before slowly adding the oil.

Blend on high.

Drain the pasta and stir in the sauce.

Spoon into four plates and garnish with the cheese and a little black pepper. 

Serves
4

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Pasta & Noodles

Recipe Type
Dinner, Pasta/Noodles

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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