Avocado Pesto Pasta

Processed with VSCO with c1 presetGreat for when you’re famished and pressed for time, this recipe for avocado pesto takes less than 5 minutes to make. While I topped my pasta with just a poached egg and tomato slices, you can add whatever ingredient you have on hand – smoked salmon, chili flakes with baby spinach work wonderfully as well.

Avocado Pesto Pasta Recipe

1 avocado, halved & pitted
100g basil leaves
50g baby spinach
Juice of half a lemon
1 tablespoon of olive oil
¼ teaspoon of salt & black pepper
2 ounce uncooked pasta
1 organic egg, poached
1 medium tomato, thinly sliced

  • Combine the first 5 ingredients into a blender and pulse until smooth
  • Place pasta into a pot of boiling water and let it cook until done (about 8 mins)
  • Drain pasta onto mixing bowl
  • Add pesto and mix until pasta is fully coated
  • Divide into two plates
  • Top with tomato slices (and poached egg if desired)

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