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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

Description

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


Ingredients

Scale
  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Notes

Adapted from Give Me Lemons

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