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.
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.