Avocado Alfredo Pasta
A creamy, flavorful sauce made with avocado, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil, and nutritional yeast (or Parmesan cheese). On the table in 15 minutes or less! 1 Earthfood per serving: ❤️
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Ingredients
  • 8oz. (1 box) Banza Rotini pasta
  • 1large ripe avocado, peeled and seeded
  • 1/4cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (or grated Parmesan cheese)Red Star or Bragg brand of nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2cloves garlic
  • 2tbsp. lemon or lime juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to the package. Drain well.
  2. While pasta is cooking, place the avocado, olive oil, nutritional yeast or cheese, garlic, basil, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor and blend until creamy.
  3. Toss cooked pasta with sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste. Top with additional cheese and basil ribbons if desired.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per servingCalories: 270Total Fat: 16 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Sodium: 100 mg; Potassium: 160 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 26 g; Dietary fiber: 8 g; Net Carbohydrates: 18 grams; Sugar: 3 g (no added sugar); Protein: 12 g