Avocado Pasta

I was looking through Inspired Taste when I saw this pasta and knew I had to make it. The site is fantastic with tons of recipes, you might want to make. I know, I do.

My husband doesn't love avocado although he eats it, when served, but I love it, so this was more for me than for him. That is so unusual since I love cooking for him and usually make what he wants, before what I want. I eat a more varied diet and like almost everything he wants. He can't say the same. He eats a more bland diet than I like so I spice up my food on my plate, rather than in the cooking. This is not necessarily the same but it works well enough for me.

I am married to one of those men who has done a lot for me, over the years, and cooking seems so small compared to all he has given of himself. There are those moments though, when I want something and this is one of them. I love this.
Avocado Pasta (Adapted from Inspired Taste)


8 ounces pasta (brown rice spaghetti)
1 avocado
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt (I added more on my plate.)
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 medium tomato
1 green onion, finely chopped


Cook pasta according to package directions. Once cooked, reserve 1/2 cup of hot pasta water then drain pasta.

In the meantime, de-seed and dice the tomato then set aside. 

Next, add avocado to a large bowl and use a fork to mash into a paste (some chunks are fine). 

Add lemon juice, salt and a sprinkle of pepper then mix well. Taste for seasoning and add salt and/or pepper to taste.
Add cooked and drained pasta, 1/4 cup of the reserved pasta water and tomatoes to the avocado; toss.

 The avocado should turn into a thin sauce that coats the pasta, if you need to thin the sauce out slightly, add a little more pasta water then serve with green onions sprinkled on top.
Eat and enjoy.

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  1. Chaya,
    My husband would love this recipe and I'm pinning it for him!!
    Come visit me , I posted a GF free challah that you make from start to finish in one hour that your husband may like. Happy and Healthy New Year. L'shana Tovah!

  2. I made avocado sauce very often and we still can't get enough of it. Your pasta looks very delicious!

  3. Arrived here from a linky so I hope not to offend by stating that I had planned shrimp scampi for tomorrow's dinner and now I know what I will have with it - no shopping required!

  4. My Husband looooooves pasta, but never tried with avocado. Sounds interesting and it looks inviting!!
    Happy Rosh Hashanah dear Chaya - to you and all your family

  5. Avocado is something I could eat everyday. I usually just slice it or dice and add to salad. Have never tried it as a sauce before. This looks good, Chaya.

  6. Avocado pasta looks delicious, http://bizzybakesb.blogspot.com/2014/09/broccoli-leek-and-apple-soup.html


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