Creamy Fettuccine Avocado Pasta

Here’s a quick and easy pasta dish for anyone to whip up at home, with a delightful taste that on par with your favourite restaurants! With a rich, creamy avocado sauce and a strong garlic base.
Better yet, it takes only 15-20 minutes from prep to table – are you ready to try?!

cook-time 15mins

cook-serves 2ppl

cook-difficulty Easy

Creamy Avocado Fettuccine

Ingredients

    200-250gms Fettuccine pasta
    1 Pot water (approx 2L) with 1 teaspoon salt to boil pasta
    1-2 garlic cloves – the bigger the better!
    1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice – add until the taste is right
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    1 New Zealand Hass avocado
    1 tablespoon water
    Pinch of sea salt & Ground black pepper for taste
    Garnish options – black olives, pepper, chilli & basil leaves

Method

Pasta –
1. Firstly, bring the pot of water to boil & add the pasta – it should boil for 5 minutes, but check your pack for advice
2. Check the pasta is cooked through to your liking and drain, then replace back to the pot.

Sauce –
3. Prepare the sauce whilst the pasta is cooking. Using a food processor for the best smooth and consistent texture, add the garlic and basil blending to a fine mince.
4. Add the lemon juice, oil, avocado and finally 1 tbls water and process until smooth. It should blend to a nice consistency or you can add oil if it is too thick. Season the dish with a light pinch of salt & pepper for taste.

Combine –
5. Now add the sauce back to the pasta and stir in the pot.
Tip: If the dish has cooled, add a little heat to the pot as you stir in.

6. Garnish with pepper, olives, chilli and fresh basil leaves.