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Avocado Pesto Linguine

Avocado Pesto Linguine

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Italian


This avocado pesto linguine is a creamy, flavorful pasta full of fresh, healthy ingredients… and my kids had no idea!


  • 16 ounces linguine
  • 4 avocados
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts (divided)
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Boil linguine according to directions in well salted water.
  2. In a food processor or blender, pulse avocados, garlic, basil, olive oil, lime juice, lemon juice, salt, and 1/4 cup of the pine nuts until smooth.
  3. Toss the pesto with the linguine and mix well.
  4. Mix in the parmesan cheese.
  5. Garnish with remaining pine nuts.


Adapted from Give Me Lemons

Keywords: avocado pesto linguine, avocado pesto, homemade pesto, pasta