If you are looking for an easy, healthy and delicious recipe to start you weekend, I have it for you.
This is the most delicious pesto you’ll ever try, it become you must have for now on and is so rich and soft in flavor the even your kids will love it.
Made with avocados, this is a better for you pesto, lest calories and fat, no oil needed, fresh ingredients are always better for your family, lets talk pasta, you can used any kind, but I recently discover Quinoa Pasta, witch is gluten free and low in fat and calories, so as I said before use any kind you like for this dish but as always Enjoy.
- 1 pound of Pasta
- 3 avocados
- 3 cups cilantro
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1/2 cup hold almonds
- 1 small garlic clove
- 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- Cook pasta according package directions.
- While the pasta cooks, in a food processor or blender add all the ingredients, process or blend until well incorporate.
- After the pasta is cook, mix with the pesto and serve.
Yields 6 servings.
Serve with a side of green salad or steam vegetables.
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Make sure you check out this week’s other easy #WeekdaySupper recipes!
Tuesday :: Roasted Red Pepper, Tomato and Bacon Soup from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Wednesday :: Lentil-Mushroom Ragu from Foxes Love Lemons
Thursday :: Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore from Noshing With The Nolands
Friday :: Avocado Pesto Pasta from Basic N Delicious
Recently I start using avocado oil, let me tell you the this oil is amazing I can said it has become my favorite.
I have the pleasure to do a review for Chosen Foods a local company the dedicate all their efforts to bring new, delicious and healthy products to the market.
Now back to the oil, it is incredibly good for everything dressings, sauces, marinades, stir-fry, sear, saute, bake, broil and barbecue, it have a high smoke point than other oils up to 500F, is very mild in flavor and affordable.
Some of the health beneficial of this oil are healthy monoun-saturated fats and antioxidants with zero cholesterol, is good for the skin, eyes, hair health as well as contain cardiovascular protective properties.
This Avocado Oil is a staple in my pantry and I highly recommend for you to start using it, I’m sure you will feel as happy as me with the change.
Plantains are a favorite in my house and so easy to make, with Avocado Oil is a better and healthy way to make this delicious pieces of plantains.
Check out more products and where to buy Avocado Oil here.
- 4 ripe plantains
- 3 tablespoons Avocado Oil from Chosen Foods
Peel and cut the plantains in pieces, heat a pan to medium high heat add the oil and cook the plantains 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
Serve as a side dish or add sweetened condensed milk for an instant dessert.
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