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Wholewheat spaghetti & avocado sauce

Wholewheat spaghetti & avocado sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Avocados, almonds and zesty lemon create a creamy green sauce for pasta in this low-calorie lunch or dinner

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal435
fat20g
saturates3g
carbs47g
sugars2g
fibre10g
protein13g
salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 2 avocados , stoned, peeled and chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • 25g blanched almonds
  • 1 garlic clove
  • small pack basil
  • 300g wholewheat spaghetti
  • 25g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), finely grated, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the avocados, lemon zest and juice, almonds, garlic and half the basil in a food processor. Blend until smooth, then set aside in the fridge.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the spaghetti following pack instructions. Drain and toss in the creamy avocado sauce. Top with the remaining basil leaves and grated cheese (if using) before serving.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2015

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