Pasta with creamy avocado-lime sauce

Pasta with creamy avocado-lime sauce

56 ratings

Sebastian Copien, chef and cook-book author

www.sebastian-copien.de/

„I’m a big fan of pasta dishes. This pasta sauce is perfect when you have no time for cooking and crave a delicious and easy dinner.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
250 g
spelt spaghetti
2
avocados
1 clove
garlic
10
cherry tomatoes
40 g
arugula
½
onion
4 tbsp
olive oil
200 ml
orange juice
1 tsp
agave syrup
½
lime (juice)
200 ml
vegetable stock or pasta water
2 tbsp
fresh oregano for garnish
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 250 g spelt spaghetti
  • 2  avocados
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10  cherry tomatoes
  • 40 g arugula
  • ½  onion
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 200 ml orange juice
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • ½  lime (juice)
  • 200 ml vegetable stock or pasta water
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano for garnish
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • food processor or blender
  • large skillet
  • large pot with lid
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Rivaner, fine dry, 2013
Thanks to its fine fruity taste, a young Rivaner with aromas of fresh herbs and green apple goes well with the creamy sauce. The ideal drinking temperature of 8 – 9°C/46 – 48°F releases the fine minerality and nice spiciness of the young wine best.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
818
Protein
13g
Fat
63g
Carb
47g

Step 1/6

Bring water to a boil in a large pot with a lid over medium-high heat. Salt the water and add spelt spaghetti. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente
  • 250 spelt spaghetti
  • large pot with lid

Bring water to a boil in a large pot with a lid over medium-high heat. Salt the water and add spelt spaghetti. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 8 – 10 min., until al dente

Step 2/6

In the meantime, make the sauce and prepare the toppings. Peel avocado and remove the pit. Cut avocado flesh into small pieces. Cut tomatoes into quarters and roughly chop arugula. Set tomatoes and arugula aside for serving. Peel garlic clove and chop onion. Transfer avocado to a food processor or blender.
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ onion
  • 10 cherry tomatoes
  • 40 arugula
  • food processor or blender
  • cutting board
  • knife

In the meantime, make the sauce and prepare the toppings. Peel avocado and remove the pit. Cut avocado flesh into small pieces. Cut tomatoes into quarters and roughly chop arugula. Set tomatoes and arugula aside for serving. Peel garlic clove and chop onion. Transfer avocado to a food processor or blender.

Step 3/6

Add garlic, chopped onion, olive oil, orange juice, agave syrup, and lime juice to food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Blend on high for approx. 30 sec., until smooth and creamy. Add vegetable stock or pasta water and blend on high for another 10 sec.
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 200 ml orange juice
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • ½ lime (juice)
  • 200 ml vegetable stock or pasta water
  • salt
  • pepper

Add garlic, chopped onion, olive oil, orange juice, agave syrup, and lime juice to food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Blend on high for approx. 30 sec., until smooth and creamy. Add vegetable stock or pasta water and blend on high for another 10 sec.

Step 4/6

When pasta is done, drain and transfer to a large skillet. Add avocado sauce and toss until pasta is well coated. Heat up the pasta on low heat for approx. 2 min. Season with salt and pepper and divide onto plates.
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large skillet

When pasta is done, drain and transfer to a large skillet. Add avocado sauce and toss until pasta is well coated. Heat up the pasta on low heat for approx. 2 min. Season with salt and pepper and divide onto plates.

Step 5/6

Top with tomato quarters before serving.

Top with tomato quarters before serving.

Step 6/6

Sprinkle with fresh oregano and add arugula. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
  • 2 tbsp fresh oregano for garnish

Sprinkle with fresh oregano and add arugula. Serve immediately. Enjoy!