Serves 2

Creamy Avocado Gluten Free Pasta

Creamy Avocado Gluten Free Pasta

Ingredients

200g gluten-free pasta or courgetti

For the avocado sauce –

1 pot Nush natural cashew or almond milk yoghurt

1 large ripe avocado, pitted and sliced

2 cloves garlic crushed

1 tbsp olive oil

Two large handfuls fresh basil

Juice ½ lemon

Pinch chilli flakes (optional)

50ml pasta cooking water

Salt and pepper, to season

To serve: roasted cherry tomatoes

To serve: steamed or boiled rice and chilli to taste

Method:

  1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Drain, reserving the starchy pasta water for later use, then set aside.
  2. As the pasta is cooking, blend together all the ingredients for the sauce apart from the pasta water until smooth.
  3. Once the pasta is cooked, add in a spoonful of the pasta water into the sauce until you reach your desired consistency.
  4. Taste and season, then stir into the cooked pasta along with the roasted cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle over vegan parmesan or nutritional yeast and serve.

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