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 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.
- 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
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 super healthy dish.
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