The best creamy avocado pasta ever and a giveaway!

I love avocados and this creamy avocado pasta has become one of my ultimate favorite avocado dishes.

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I have been wanting to make something like this for ages. I think for months really. I have a to do baking and cooking list that goes on for ever and getting to each recipe takes a while.

I have seen many different versions of this creamy avocado pasta and while they are all good I thought of making my own.

The verdict for this creamy avocado pasta is just unbelievable. Not only this one was easy to put together but it was super tasty. Granted this dish had quite a bit of cream, but it is not like I eat heavy cream every day or even every week. There comes a time when dishes with a little bit of extra fat and such become part of our meals, and that is just perfectly OK.

For this recipe you can use basil in place of parsley if you like, which is what I will use next time. I am also going to add some chopped fresh spinach as well. I just didn’t have any on hand the day off.

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Here you can see the before and after of the avocado creamy sauce. Just place all of the necessary ingredients in the food processor and pulse until smooth.

I hope you like this dish. We enjoyed thoroughly.

Enjoy!

Onto the giveaway.

I am sure a lot of you know that a few months ago I released a couple of eBooks. It is something that I am really proud about, because I not only did them all myself, but there are lot of new recipes that I keep coming to over and over to make at home.

Today I will be giving BOTH of the eBooks to FOUR of my readers. Screen-Shot-2013-04-03-at-10.24.15-AM-1

The Eat Well, Live Well eBook includes a total of 43 recipes, over 75 pages of full color photographs, 20 + gluten-free recipe, and 25 + vegetarian recipes.

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The Gluten Free Cookbook includes over 35 pages of recipes, 25 gluten-free recipes, and  full color photographs, recipes.

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You can do any or all of the following additional entries for a total of four entries. Just be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry. If you already do either one of the following, the entries still count!

You can do any or all of the following additional entries for a total of 4 entries. Just be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry. If you already do either one of the following, the entries still count!

Rules:

  • Anyone that live on earth :-)
  • Entries must be submitted by Monday, July 1st 12:00pm EST. Winners will be randomly chosen. I will announce the winner in my following post that week and on facebook.
  • You must include your first name in at least one of your comments. 

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The best creamy avocado pasta ever!

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 4-5 servings

Total Time: 15-20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb whole wheat spaghetti
  • 4 ripe avocados, pitted and scooped
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, skip for a vegan version
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream, or coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, I used more
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Celtic salt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled

Directions:

Cook pasta according to package instructions.

In a food processor, combine avocado, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, parsley and salt. Blend until smooth and creamy. If you like a more creamy sauce you can add more heavy cream if you like. I do. Set aside.

When pasta is cooked through add the pasta to a large pot or bowl and add the creamy avocado sauce to it. Mix through until the pasta is well coated. Serve immediately with additional grated Parmesan cheese if desired.

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Nutrition facts calculated based on the recipe giving 5 servings.

 

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7 comments

  1. What a great flavor for ice cream! Going to check it out now. It was so great to meet you at BlogHer over the weekend, Miryam! Safe travels home!

  2. oh wow, you and Georgia met up in Austin! How cool is that. This ice cream looks yummy… love love avocados. will check out Erin’s site… I like reading her site too. :-)

  3. I have always wanted to try avocado ice cream!

  4. Thanks again for doing the guest post! :)

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