Keyword: avocado cream sauce, creamy avocado pasta sauce
Prep Time: 10minutes
Cook Time: 15minutes
Total Time: 25minutes
Author: Jessica Formicola
Healthy Creamy Avocado Pasta Sauce is a great alternative to traditional Alfredo sauce. Avocados, thick Greek yogurt, lemon juice, tomatoes and scallions make this wildly popular dish a favorite. Bacon optional!
While pasta cooks, place avocado, plain Greek yogurt, Kosher salt, garlic, lemon juice, parsley and extra virgin olive oil small food processor or blender. Pulse until smooth. You can also use a blender or stick/immersion blender to combine.
Drain pasta and add avocado mixture to the same hot pot. Heat over low, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes or until hot. Add cooked pasta to avocado mixture and toss until fully coated.
Plate pasta, top with fresh grape tomatoes, scallions and bacon.
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Other types of pasta can be used. Bacon is optional, this dish also tastes great with chicken and shrimp. Additional toppings can include crushed red pepper and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.