May 14, 2017

Avocado Pasta – Healthy Pasta Dish

Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

This super healthy Avocado Pasta is packed full of nutrients and is super tasty too.

It is a well-known fact that garlic is good for you as it contains a multitude of different vitamins but more importantly it has strong anti-inflammatory properties which help the body fight off colds and flu.

Other benefits include;

  • Lowering Cholesterol
  • Reduces the risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Aids weight loss

So, it is easy to see why the garlic and the other ingredients in this recipe make it a very healthy option.

 

Ingredients

100g / 4oz whole grain spaghetti

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 garlic clove

1 avocado

Pinch of salt

¼ tsp. black pepper

Pinch of cayenne pepper

½ tsp. paprika

Small bunch of coriander

Juice of 1 lemon

6 cherry tomatoes

1 fresh red chilli (optional)

 

Method 

  • Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water for 12 – 15 minutes and drain
  • Heat frying pan on medium heat and add ½ tbsp. of olive oil and the garlic clove finely chopped
  • Peel and de-stone the avocado and chop roughly
  • Add the avocado to the cooking garlic and stir continuously for 1 minute
  • Add remaining oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika
  • Add a splash of water so the ingredients do not stick to the pan
  • Add the wholegrain spaghetti to the frying pan and combine all ingredients and warm through
  • Finely chop the coriander and half the tomatoes and add both to the pan (keep back some coriander to garnish)
  • Cook for 4 minutes
  • Sprinkle finely sliced chilli and remaining coriander to serve

I hope you enjoy!

 

This Avocado Pasta is one dish where you are certainly not going to miss meat.

 

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Avocado Pasta

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