A delicious and healthy pasta recipe for summer: do you love avocado? I found this pasta recipe on http://www.purewow.com. I paired it with Belle Glos Pinot Noir Blanc 2014 Sonoma Coast but I think it would go well with a Sauvignon Blanc too. I hope you enjoy it. The avocado, scallion and parsley and garlic are full of nutrients and alkalizing. An alkaline diet promotes excellent health.
12 ounces spaghetti
2 avocados–halved, pitted and peeled
1 garlic clove, smashed
1 bunch scallions, roughly chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
½ cup chopped parsley, for garnish
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti and cook until al dente, 6 to 8 minutes.
2. While the pasta cooks, make the sauce: In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the avocados, garlic, scallions, lemon juice and olive oil until smooth.
3. When the pasta is tender, reserve ½ cup of the cooking water, then drain the pasta. Add the reserved water to the avocado mixture and process until smooth.
4. Add the sauce to the pasta and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, portion the pasta onto plates and garnish with parsley.