Avocado Pesto Sauce
Updated: Jul 13
This can be made with little cooking equipment and is a great way of getting your kids to try all the creamy goodness of avocado.
Makes approximately 4 servings
Preparation time is approximately 10 minutes
Cooking time is approximately 10 minutes
4 portions of pasta, try wholemeal varieties for healthier option (gluten free if required)
2 handfuls of frozen peas
2 ripe avocados
Handful of chopped basil, finely chopped
Handful of pine nuts (optional)
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt & pepper
How to make your Avocado pesto sauce
Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, add in peas in the last 3 mins cooking time.
Meanwhile scoop the avocado flesh out of the skins into a bowl. Mash with a fork until a smooth paste forms. Add the lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Drain the pasta and peas. Add the avocado pesto and mix well. Add the pine nuts if using. Serve with a crisp salad.
HINTS & TIPS
You could have the avocado pesto on wholemeal toast or even a rice cracker if you want a lighter snack?
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