Recipe: Gluten Free Avocado Pesto
Yield: 2 servings
Total time: 15 minutes
6 ounces gluten free pasta
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp kosher or sea salt
1/4-1/2 cup fresh basil
1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and roughly chopped
ground black pepper to taste
lemon zest to garnish
small basil leaves to garnish
1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. While pasta is cooking, place lemon juice, garlic and olive oil in food processor and process until smooth.
3. Add salt, basil and avocado to food process and process until smooth and creamy.
4. When pasta is done, drain and put in a large bowl, toss with the pesto and serve garnished with lemon zest and basil leaves.
Author: Paula Thomas