Avocado & Sweet Pea Pasta

Avocado & Sweet Pea Pasta

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 10 min 15 min 2

Ingredients


1/4 cup Basil, fresh
2 clove(s) Garlic
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 avocado(s) Avocado (peeled and pitted)
1/2 cup Green peas, raw
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1/4 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 cup Pasta cooked (cook as per package directions)

Instructions


1. In a blender, add the basil, garlic, pine nuts, cayenne, lemon, oil and avocado. Blend until smooth.

2. Add the peas and pulse to blend until slightly mashed. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Pour the avocado mix over the pasta and toss to combine. Top with chopped fresh parsley and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 486
Calories from fat 284
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 32 g
Saturated Fat 4.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 263 mg
Potassium 765 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 11.9 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 10.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 1.5

Energy sources


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Notes:

Avocado

is high in monounsaturated fatty acids which are great for heart health!

Peas

are a great source of plant based protein and are high in fiber

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