Saucy Avocados

Everyone loves avocado, right? Well, maybe not everyone, but enough people love it that this easy pasta dish is bound to be a big hit. The chef will certainly love making it: you can have it on the table in the time it takes to boil pasta. It’s also the perfect way to use avocados that have been sitting on the counter just a bit too long–purees are forgiving.

Avocado Pasta

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This filling pasta dish comes together in the time it takes to boil spaghetti, and it’s a treat your family will love.

Servings: 4 (273 g )

Prep Time: 5 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ½ cup fresh basil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 12 oz. whole grain spaghetti, cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup corn


  1. Combine avocado, basil, garlic and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor. Add oil in a slow stream until well pureed.
  2. Toss with hot pasta, cherry tomatoes and corn. Serve immediately.