Avocado and cherry tomato pasta

Avocado and cherry tomato pasta

Fresh and creamy, this easy pasta sauce will go down a treat amongst kids

By , 08 August 2018

(13 votes)

Avocado and cherry tomato pasta
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: 57p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 298g serving contains
  • Energy

    1696KJ

    405KCAL

    20%
  • Fat

    11.9g

    med

    17%
  • Saturates

    3.9g

    low

    20%
  • Sugars

    4.5g

    low

    5%
  • Salt

    0.15g

    low

    3%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 569kJ/136kcal.
Ingredients
  • 300g spaghetti
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled, destoned and cubed
  • 10g basil, leaves torn
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 100g Asda 50% Less Fat Light Original Soft Cheese
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
Method
  • Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Cook the spaghetti according to the pack instructions. Drain, reserving some of the cooking water, then return to the pan.

  • Blitz the avocado, basil leaves and lemon juice in a processor until smooth. Add the soft cheese, then blitz again to combine.

  • Pour the avocado mixture over the pasta. Add a splash of the reserved cooking water, to thin the sauce, then stir well to coat. Stir in the cherry tomatoes.

  • Cook for 2-3 mins on a low heat, until the sauce is piping hot.

  • Divide between 4 plates to serve.