Avocado spaghetti

avocado spaghetti
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Avocado is extremely nutritious and works fantastically with sauces. In this recipe for avocado spaghetti, we use whole grain pasta, but you can use normal pasta if you choose.

Avocados are the basis of this healthy spaghetti dish. They contain a lot of calories but are still very good for you. At the same time, industrially farmed avocados use up a lot of resources, so it might be better to eat avocados on special occasions rather than on a daily basis.

Almost everyone likes spaghetti! This versatile recipe can be modified to meet everyone’s different tastes.

Various ways of preparing avocado spaghetti

We recommend using almond or soya milk with this recipe, but you can also choose rice or oat milk. Try and buy an unsweetened version of these milk alternatives. As an alternative to grated cheese, garnish the spaghetti with some nutritional yeast flakes – the variety with added vitamin B12 is especially healthy.

Are you looking for more recipes? Try this gnocchi salad too!

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Servings: 2 people
  • 200 g
    whole-grain pasta
  • 10 g
    flour
  • 1
    onion
  • 1
    avocado
  • 2
    tomatoes
  • 1 clove of
    garlic
  • 1 tbsp
    olive oil
  • 120 ml
    vegetable milk
  • ½
    basil plant
  • 30 g
    pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta as per the instructions on the package.
  2. Cut the onion into small pieces and fry in olive oil on low heat for about 10 minutes or until it becomes translucent.
  3. Add the flour and stir until it has absorbed the liquid.
  4. Add the plant milk and continue stirring regularly until the sauce has thickened. Turn off the heat.
  5. Meanwhile, finely grind the basil leaves together with the garlic in a food processor or blender. Add the avocado and the white onion sauce and blend until a smooth mixture is formed.
  6. Combine the spaghetti and the sauce in the pan and let it warm up over a medium heat.
  7. Carefully roast the pine nuts on a low heat until they are light brown. Cut the tomato into pieces. Serve the spaghetti with the fresh tomatoes sprinkled with the pine nuts.
Cuisines: Italian
Difficulty: Level 2 (average)
Cooking time: 15-30 minutes
Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Number ingredients: 5-10 ingredients
Taste: Creamy, Savory
Preparation method: Blender, Cooking, Pureeing
Type of dish: Pasta

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