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Pasta tossed in a Light Avocado Cream Sauce = the best pasta dinner you will ever eat! No joke, this pasta is so delicious. You won't believe the flavor in this healthier cream sauce. With only a few ingredients, it's incredibly easy to prepare and healthier than a traditional cream sauce! This is a great weeknight meal but fancy enough to serve for a nice dinner! AD
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Pasta with Light Avocado Cream Sauce

Pasta tossed in a Light Avocado Cream Sauce = the best pasta dinner ever! You won't believe the flavor in this healthier cream sauce. With only a few ingredients, it's incredibly easy to prepare!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Jenn

Ingredients

  • 2 large California Avocados
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
  • 1 1/4 cup fat-free evaporated milk plus more if needed by tablespoon
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne or more to taste
  • 1 pound linguine or other pasta,
  • shaved parmesan for serving
  • cracked black pepper for serving

Instructions

  • In a blender or food processor, puree avocados, spinach, evaporated milk and lemon juice. Pour mixture into saucepan and heat on medium-low. Add in salt, pepper, garlic powder and cayenne. Taste and add seasonings to taste.
  • Meanwhile, heat salted water in a large pot and cook linguine or other pasta per package directions. Drain water from pasta.
  • When avocado mixture is warm and heated through toss with drained pasta and serve with cracked black pepper and shaved parmesan. Enjoy!

Notes

*can also add cooked shrimp or chicken, if desired.
(Nutrition facts include regular pasta, but you can save more calories by using whole wheat or other lower calorie/carb kinds)

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 258mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g