Creamy (but Light!) Avocado Pasta with Veggies
Author: Busy Mommy
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 20 mins
A quick pasta meal with summer veggies.
  • 1 16 oz. pkg angel hair pasta
  • 2 medium zuchinni
  • 1½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ cup shallots
  • 1 large avocado
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 cup AE Cottage Cheese with Sea Salt
  • ¾ cup AE white milk (skim, 2% or whole milk)
  • 8 basil leaves
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbls Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  1. Place the avocado, lemon juice, cottage cheese, milk, basil leaves, red pepper flakes, pepper and salt in a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
  2. Mince the garlic, shallot, and slice the zucchini.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the garlic, shallot, cherry tomatoes and zucchini. Saute for about 5 minutes or until tomatoes have burst and zucchini is slightly soft.
  4. Meanwhile, boil water and cook pasta according to package directions.
  5. When the pasta is done, add it to the pan of veggies. Top with the avocado cream sauce and heat through.
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