Spicy Avocado Pasta

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Spicy Avocado Pasta

An easy 20-minute recipe for delicious, creamy pasta your family will love!

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

Nutrition Facts

Spicy Avocado Pasta

CaloriesCalories

320 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

10g Per Serving

FiberFiber

6g Per Serving
×
Calories 320
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 65 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  8   Serving Size   2 cups

  • 2 fresh avocados (halved, pitted, peeled, cubed)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled
  • 1 lb spaghetti

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving one cup of the pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, mash ripe avocados in a bowl until smooth (a fork works great or you can also do this step in a food processor).
  3. Add cilantro, jalapeño, garlic and lemon juice; stir until smooth. Season with pepper.
  4. Toss hot pasta with sauce, adding a small amount of reserved pasta water until desired consistency is reached (usually a few tablespoons).
  5. Top with cherry tomatoes, green onions and queso fresco. Serve immediately.

Tip: Note: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

An easy 20-minute recipe for delicious, creamy pasta your family will love!

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

Nutrition Facts

Spicy Avocado Pasta

CaloriesCalories

320 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

10g Per Serving

FiberFiber

6g Per Serving
×
Calories 320
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 65 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  8   Serving Size   2 cups

  • 2 fresh avocados (halved, pitted, peeled, cubed)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground Black pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled
  • 1 lb spaghetti

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, reserving one cup of the pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, mash ripe avocados in a bowl until smooth (a fork works great or you can also do this step in a food processor).
  3. Add cilantro, jalapeño, garlic and lemon juice; stir until smooth. Season with pepper.
  4. Toss hot pasta with sauce, adding a small amount of reserved pasta water until desired consistency is reached (usually a few tablespoons).
  5. Top with cherry tomatoes, green onions and queso fresco. Serve immediately.

Tip: Note: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.