Food Quickie: Creamy Avocado Pasta Sauce

*Oh dear magic bullet, I cannot stress enough how much you come through when I need to whip up something quick and delicious!*
Yes, sometimes I'm only willing to boil some pasta or rice noodles when hungry and in a hurry. That doesn't mean I want to compromise on the flavour though. Your little magic bullet/nutri bullet or a blender can be a great helper in situations like these.  This sauce is extremely simple on the ingredients, is filling and even raw! So you don't waste any nutrients:) It can be paired with regular pasta, rice noodles, raw zucchini noodles, gnocchi and even instead of mayo for sandwiches!
This one is therefore a perfect candidate for the weekly food quickie recipe:)

What you need:
  • 1 avocado (ripe & pitted)
  • lemon juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 2 Tbs ground pine nuts
  • *if not using basil, substituting olive oil with some sesame oil gives it a whole new dimension;)
What to do:
- Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy. Use as a pasta sauce, veggie dip, or a spread. Enjoy!


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