Avocado pesto pasta

Avocado pesto pasta

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  • 2 to 4
  • Easy
  • Fat conscious Meat-free
  • 15 minutes
  • 25 minutes
  • Secateurs Chenin Blanc 2018

Ingredients

  • 400 g tagliatelle or linguine
  • For the pesto:
  • 1 avocado, peeled and chopped
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 20 g basil
  • 10 g coriander
  • 2 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 60 g pecorino, grated, plus extra to garnish
  • 50 g pine nuts
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

Cook the pasta according to package instructions.

To make the pesto, place the avocado in a mortar and pestle, add the remaining ingredients and gently pound until smooth.

Stir into the pasta and season to taste. Garnish with pecorino.

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Hope Malau Recipe by: Hope Malau
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Hope Malau is a chef, author, family man and apparently, quite the fish-and-chips connoisseur.

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