Creamy Avocado Pasta

Serves 4-6 Prep Time 1 minutes   Cook Time 20 minutes   Rated:    
by Gina Hughes

This is an amazingly simple recipe … and totally delicious in its simplicity. But there are also lots of toppings you could add that would compliment it beautifully, such as:

  • panfried bacon or pancetta
  • oven roasted tiny tomatoes with a few fresh basil leaves,
  • garlic and parmesan croutons
  • roasted crushed hazelnuts
  • labne topped with fresh pine nut pesto
  • chargrilled red peppers and / or chillies
  • sour cream and homemade sweet chilli sauce

In fact, the list is endless! For a grain free version serve with spiralised zucchini, and with a lovely big fresh salad you have a wonderful meal in front of you.

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Need

Do

1  

Place garlic into Thermomix bowl and chop for 3 sec/speed 7.

2  

Add basil and pulse 1 sec/Turbo twice.

3  

Add remaining sauce ingredients and mix 10 sec/speed 5.

4  

Scrape around sides and repeat until mix is smooth.

5  

If the mixture is too thick, add another 20mls water and repeat.

6  

Season with salt and pepper and set aside. Do not clean bowl.

7  

Add water, olive oil and salt to Thermomix bowl and heat 10 mins/100ºC/speed 1.

8  

Add pasta through hole in lid, and cook time as per packet directions/100ºC/Reverse/speed soft.

9  

Drain pasta and put into a mixing bowl. Top with avocado sauce and stir through.

10  

Serve topped with grated lemon zest or other topping of choice.

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