Avocado & Basil Pasta

April, 2024

Fresh basil, kale and avocado provide a beautiful green colour to this fresh and creamy pasta dish which can easily be thrown together any night of the week!


  • 500g linguine (any pasta of choice)
  • 2 large avocado, peeled and pit removed
  • 1 c. fresh basil
  • 1c. fresh kale
  • 7 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • shake of chili flakes


  1. In a food processor, combine the avocado, basil, kale, olive oil, water, salt, pepper and chili flakes. Process until smooth. Set aside, keeping the mixture in the food processing bowl.
  2. In a pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta according to package directions. When the pasta is ready to drain, remove one cup of the pasta water and set this aside. 
  3. Return the pasta to the cooking pot and add in the avocado sauce. Add in pasta water if needed to loosen
    up the sauce and stir to combine.
  4. Serve warm and garnish with a few leaves of basil.

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