Creamy Avocado Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes

This avo pasta by Liz is creamy, fresh and punchy, and loaded with vibrant greens and healthy fats.

Serves 4 | Prep time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 10 mins

INGREDIENTS

Sauce

  • 1 avocado, pit removed
  • 80g fresh baby spinach, washed
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 cup soy milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked pepper

Pasta and toppings

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 500g linguine or spaghetti, cooked to packet instructions
  • Fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • Nutritional yeast, to serve

METHOD

  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions.
  2. Combine all sauce ingredients in a blender. Blitz until smooth.
  3. Once pasta is cooked, drain and return to pot. Pour sauce over cooked pasta and stir through.
  4. Serve pasta into bowls and top with sun-dried tomatoes, extra basil and nutritional yeast.

 

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Guest Blogger Liz – Vegan Diaries

My name’s Liz! I’m a food blogger based in Melbourne, Australia. I went vegan in August 2019 and it sparked a love of exploratory cooking. I started sharing what I was eating on Instagram, and found an opportunity to make simple plant-based recipes that fit into a busy lifestyle. See all recipes by Liz

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