Avocado Pesto Spirals

Avocado Pesto Spirals

Cooking time: 15 minutes, serves 4

  • 375g Vetta Smart Pasta Cholesterol Lowering Spirals
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, lightly packed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of ½ lime
  • Juice of a small lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts (Reserve 2 tablespoons for serving)
  • ¼ cup grated fresh parmesan cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to packet directions in a large pan of salted, boiling water.
  2. In a food processor blend avocados, garlic, basil, olive oil, lime juice, lemon juice, salt and half the pine nuts and parmesan cheese until smooth. (If the mixture is too thick, add a tablespoon of water to reach the desired consistency).
  3. Drain the pasta and toss with the pesto. Garnish with remaining pine nuts.