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Creamy Basil-Avocado Pasta - Quick and light creamy sauce made with basil, avocado and yogurt, served over your favorite pasta.
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Creamy Basil-Avocado Pasta

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WW Freestyle: 8
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Quick and light creamy sauce made with basil, avocado and yogurt, served over your favorite pasta.
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4
Calories: 110

Ingredients

  • 8 to 12 ounces Fettuccine Pasta
  • 1 avocado , peeled and pitted
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 3 green onions , thinly sliced, white parts only
  • 1/3- cup cilantro or flat leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2- cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • Parmesan shavings (optional)

Instructions 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the box.

In the meantime, prepare the sauce.

  • In the bowl of your food processor combine avocado, basil, onions, cilantro or parsley, lime juice, yogurt, water, salt and pepper; process until creamy and smooth. Set aside.
  • Drain cooked pasta; return to pot.
  • Stir in the basil-avocado sauce and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Garnish with parmesan shavings.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

If the sauce is too thick for your liking, add 1 more tablespoon of water.
 
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Basil-Avocado Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 32mg1%
Potassium 374mg11%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 14.8mg18%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.