Vegan Creamy Avocado Pasta Sauce

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Vegan Creamy Avocado Pasta Sauce is a must have recipe! I will show you how easy it is to create beautiful, nourishing, and most importantly, delicious vegan pasta sauce with simple and healthy ingredients.

Using fresh ingredients packed with immune boosting properties such as spinach, avocado, tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, basil and lemon is what makes this an incredibly healthy avocado pasta sauce. This vegan sauce is most certainly something to get excited about! If you are following a keto, vegan and or gluten-free diet, you should add this recipe to your repertoire. For the paleo diet, pour the sauce over your favourite protein.

The best part about this avocado pasta sauce is, the sauce does not have to be cooked. It is made entirely from fresh ingredients in a food processor, then tossed with hot gluten-free pasta. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups (5 oz.) fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 large avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 large ripe tomato, quartered
  • Hand full fresh basil leaves
  • Pure sea salt and GF ground black pepper to taste
  • Pinch of GF cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 lb. gluten-free pasta, or spiralized zucchini
  • Optional toppings; cayenne pepper flakes, nutritional yeast, chopped fresh tomato, fresh basil, olive oil, lemon juice, fresh flat parsley,
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    Instructions

  • Place spinach leaves, lemon juice, olive oil and garlic in a food processor. Pulse until fine
  • Add avocados, tomato, basil leaves, and if using cayenne pepper. Process until creamy. Season with salt and pepper, Set aside
  • Cook pasta as per package directions. Just before you drain the pasta, save 1 cup of pasta water. Do not rinse the pasta
  • Return cooked pasta to the pot and add the avocado sauce. Toss to combine adding pasta water or broth as needed for desired consistency. You may not need to use the entire cup
  • Serve immediately with desired toppings.
  • Note: if you are using spiralized zucchini, use vegetable broth instead of pasta water.
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