Try This— Creamy Avocado Pasta (Vegan)

Is there any food as perfect as an avocado? I think not. I was in the mood for some pasta yesterday, and somehow without even realizing it, I had run out of pasta sauce. I mean, who does that? I don’t even know how it happened. Fortunately, I did have some beautifully ripe avocados on hand, so I was able to make the most delicious pasta dish I’ve had in a long while. Seriously, avocados are so creamy and filling that I really can’t imagine why I haven’t made this before. I’ve seen this recipe floating around the internet and I might have even pinned it on Pinterest to try later, but I just never got around to it. Yo! Every bite of this had me kicking myself for not making it sooner. You must try this!

Creamy Avocado Pasta


  • 3 ounces pasta of choice
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • small handful of cilantro, roughly chopped
  • juice of 1/4 lime (1/2 tablespoon of juice)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 fried egg, if desired
  • roughly chopped cilantro, to finish


  • Cook your pasta according to the package
  • While the pasta is cooking, add the avocado, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and olive oil to a blender and blend well
  • When the pasta is cooked, save 2 tablespoons of pasta water and drain well
  • Toss the pasta with the avocado sauce, thinning with pasta water if needed
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and top with a fried egg and cilantro, if desired

Via iamafoodblog

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