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.

 

Avocado Pasta - Healthy Pasta Dish
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 

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 us so don't hold back when adding it to this dish.

Course: lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1
Calories: 365 kcal
Ingredients
  • 100 g / 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
Instructions
  1. Cook spaghetti in salted boiling water for 12 – 15 minutes and drain
  2. Heat frying pan on medium heat and add ½ tbsp. of olive oil and the garlic clove finely chopped
  3. Peel and de-stone the avocado and chop roughly
  4. Add the avocado to the cooking garlic and stir continuously for 1 minute
  5. Add remaining oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika
  6. Add a splash of water so the ingredients do not stick to the pan
  7. Add the wholegrain spaghetti to the frying pan and combine all ingredients and warm through
  8. Finely chop the coriander and half the tomatoes and add both to the pan (keep back some coriander to garnish)
  9. Cook for 4 minutes
  10. Sprinkle finely sliced chilli and remaining coriander to serve

 

I hope you enjoy this super healthy dish.

 

Check out my other Mexican recipes

 Smokey Fajita Bowl

See some other super tasty Avocado Recipes over on Food Network

Author:Nicola Turner

I Cook The World - I Feed The World. Doing what I love so I can help others.

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