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This is also nice with ¼ cup cilantro added to the sauce

Creamy Avocado Pasta

This vegan avocado sauce is a revelation. Full of flavor from lemon, fresh herbs, and garlic, you won’t miss the dairy at all.

Serves 6

1 pound penne

2 ripe avocados

1/3 cup olive oil

¼ cup fresh basil leaves (you can also add an additional ¼ cilantro)

2 cloves garlic, finely minced

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Salt & ground black pepper, to taste

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1 cup broccoli florets

½ cup corn kernels (fresh or canned & drained)

1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.

2. To make the creamy avocado sauce, combine avocados, olive oil, basil (and cilantro if using), garlic, and lemon juice in the bowl of a food processor; process until mostly smooth and season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

3. Combine pasta, creamy avocado sauce, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, and corn. Serve immediately.

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