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Avocado Pesto Pasta (Vegan)

Monday, March 12, 2012

I made this today and it was SO good. I did wind up using less olive oil (I ran out) and a bit more lemon juice, but it was so delicious. I also used whole grain pasta rather than the usual stuff.

Perhaps adding some cilantro would be a good idea. Subbing another type of nut for pine nuts might be a good idea, cost-wise. Almonds, maybe? Walnuts? (Not that nuts in general are cheap, but. . .) A pinch of cayenne might be a nice addition, too.

. . .not that it needs any changes. It was so deliciously creamy and good, plus there weren't many ingredients and it was incredibly easy to make. I'm sure I don't really want to know the calorie count for this, but I had a small bowl and left it at that. Oh, and I didn't even miss the cheese I'd normally add to pesto.

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OFFDREA 4/20/2012 6:04PM

    holy sh!t that looks amazing. I have a spaghetti squash sitting on my counter that Im going to use instead of pasta. Thanks for sharing!

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    Sounds very healthy to me.

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GIRANIMAL 3/13/2012 1:21PM

    Looks amazing, and I can adapt it to my numerous food intolerances. Thanks for sharing!

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PEPPYPATTI 3/12/2012 9:00PM

    Sounds good! Thank you for the recipe!

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TLCFME 3/12/2012 5:26PM

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SUNSHINE99999 3/12/2012 4:30PM

  Sounds great.

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