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Avocado Pasta

I grew up eating pasta almost every night for dinner.  Give me all the carbs.  This pasta is full of flavor and nutrition and it’s one my entire family will happily eat.

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ lb of pasta
  • 1 avocado
  • ½ cup spinach
  • ¼ cup basil
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup reserved pasta liquid
  • 2 TBSP slivered almonds
  • pinch of salt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Start cooking pasta and reserve ½ cup of pasta liquid.
  2. In a blender, blend avocado, spinach, basil, almonds, garlic and salt until very smooth.
  3. When pasta is cooked, mix in sauce. Thin with pasta liquid, as needed to create desired consistency.



Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (9, 7 and 4). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}