Pasta with creamy avocado-lime sauce

Pasta with creamy avocado-lime sauce

Based on 214 ratings

"I’m a big fan of pasta dishes. This pasta sauce is perfect when you have no time for cooking and crave a delicious and easy dinner."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
250 g
spelt spaghetti
2
avocados
1 clove
garlic
10
cherry tomatoes
40 g
arugula
½
onion
4 tbsp
olive oil
200 ml
orange juice
1 tsp
agave nectar
½
lime
200 ml
vegetable broth
2 tbsp
oregano (for garnish)
salt
pepper
MetricImperial

Utensils

large pot with lid, cutting board, knife, food processor, frying pan (large)

How-To Videos

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Homemade pasta

Nutrition per serving

Cal818
Protein13 g
Fat63 g
Carb47 g
  • Step 1/6

    Bring water to a boil in a large pot with a lid over medium-high heat. Salt the water and add spelt spaghetti. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente
    • 250 g spelt spaghetti
    • large pot with lid

    Bring water to a boil in a large pot with a lid over medium-high heat. Salt the water and add spelt spaghetti. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente

  • Step 2/6

    In the meantime, make the sauce and prepare the toppings. Peel avocado and remove the pit. Cut avocado flesh into small pieces. Cut tomatoes into quarters and roughly chop arugula. Set tomatoes and arugula aside for serving. Peel garlic clove and chop onion. Transfer avocado to a food processor or blender.
    • 2 avocados
    • 1 clove garlic
    • ½ onion
    • 10 cherry tomatoes
    • 40 g arugula
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • food processor

    In the meantime, make the sauce and prepare the toppings. Peel avocado and remove the pit. Cut avocado flesh into small pieces. Cut tomatoes into quarters and roughly chop arugula. Set tomatoes and arugula aside for serving. Peel garlic clove and chop onion. Transfer avocado to a food processor or blender.

  • Step 3/6

    Add garlic, chopped onion, olive oil, orange juice, agave syrup, and lime juice to food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Blend on high for approx. 30 sec., until smooth and creamy. Add vegetable stock or pasta water and blend on high for another 10 sec.
    • 4 tbsp olive oil
    • 200 ml orange juice
    • 1 tsp agave nectar
    • ½ lime
    • 200 ml vegetable broth
    • salt
    • pepper

    Add garlic, chopped onion, olive oil, orange juice, agave syrup, and lime juice to food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Blend on high for approx. 30 sec., until smooth and creamy. Add vegetable stock or pasta water and blend on high for another 10 sec.

  • Step 4/6

    When pasta is done, drain and transfer to a large skillet. Add avocado sauce and toss until pasta is well coated. Heat up the pasta on low heat for approx. 2 min. Season with salt and pepper and divide onto plates.
    • salt
    • pepper
    • frying pan (large)

    When pasta is done, drain and transfer to a large skillet. Add avocado sauce and toss until pasta is well coated. Heat up the pasta on low heat for approx. 2 min. Season with salt and pepper and divide onto plates.

  • Step 5/6

    Top with tomato quarters before serving.

    Top with tomato quarters before serving.

  • Step 6/6

    Sprinkle with fresh oregano and add arugula. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
    • 2 tbsp oregano (for garnish)

    Sprinkle with fresh oregano and add arugula. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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