creamy avocado pasta

If you need a quick and easy dish for at home or to take with you, this is the perfect recipe for you! It takes about 15 minutes to prepare and is so yummy. :)

Ingredients
Serves 1

  • 75g pasta (I use bean pastas such as chickpea, black bean, lentil and mung bean)
  • 1 ripe avocado 
  • 1/2 of small bell pepper
  • 1/4 of a zucchini
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper (more if you want it spicy)
  • 1/8 cup water
  • 1 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • fresh sprouts (alfalfa or cress)
  • some basil leaves

Method
1. Mash the avocado using a fork.

2. Cut the zucchini and bell pepper into small cubes and chop the garlic.

3. Lightly heat the olive oil in a non-stick pan and quickly fry the cut vegetables. (About 3 - 5 minutes)

4. Add the mashed avocado, chopped garlic, salt, pepper, water, lemon juice and cayenne and cook for an additional 2 minutes. 

5. Boil the pasta according to the package instructions.

6. Toss the cooked pasta in the avocado sauce and serve with the sprouts, nutritional yeast and basil. 

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