Avocado & Sweet Pea Pasta

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 10 min 2
Avocado & Sweet Pea Pasta
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Ingredients


1/4 cup Basil, fresh
2 clove(s) Garlic
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1 dash 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 dash 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!

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


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 476
Calories from fat 300
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 33 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 17.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 336 mg
Potassium 781 mg
Total Carbohydrate 39 g
Dietary Fiber 11.2 g
Sugars 3.6 g
Protein 10.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 1.5

Energy sources


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