A simple way to savour creamy avocado pasta without cooking is with this recipe for Gluten-Free Almond Fettuccine with Avocado, Basil, Lemon, and Garlic. The vibrant flavours of lemon and basil combine with the naturally creamy texture of avocados to create a tasty, light sauce. Not only is this dish gluten-free, but it's also a delicious, hassle-free option for a filling dinner. Savour each bite for its wonderful flavours and brilliant colours.
- 250g gluten-free almond fettuccine, cooked according to package instructions and cooled
- 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- Zest and juice of 1 lemon
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper & herbs to taste
- Prepare the Avocado Sauce - In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed avocados, chopped basil leaves, lemon zest, lemon juice, minced garlic, and extra-virgin olive oil. Mix well until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined into a creamy avocado sauce. Season with salt and freshly ground herbs, black pepper according to your taste.
- Blend with Gluten-Free Almond Fettuccine - Add the boiling almond fettuccine to the bowl and top it with avocado sauce. Gently toss and blend the pasta with the avocado sauce until the fettuccine is evenly coated with the creamy mixture. Make sure to handle the pasta gently to avoid breaking it.
- Serve and Garnish - Divide the Gluten Free Almond Fettuccine with Avocado, Basil, Lemon, and Garlic among serving plates. Optionally, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese for a rich, nutty flavour, or nutritional yeast for a vegan meal.