Linguine with Guacamole Recipe

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This Linguine with Guacamole Pasta tastes so decadent that it is hard to believe that it is a low-calorie dish. It is so easy to make that it can be on your table in just 15 minutes. You can have pasta when dieting! Pasta is low fat - it is the topping that you put on the salsa that makes it fattening!

Guacamole Pasta

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Linguine with Guacamole Recipe:

Recipe Type: Pasta, Salsa and Guacamole, Avocado, Diet
Cuisine: Southwest
Yields: 2 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Pasta cook time: 10 min


6 ounces uncooked linguine pasta
1 ripe Hass avocado, peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lime juice*
2 large garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoon prepared salsa
1 jalapeno chile pepper (stems, ribs, & seeds removed), very finely diced (optional)**
1 bunch fresh cilantro
Coarse salt to taste
Coarsely-ground black pepper to taste

* I vary the amount of lime juice used according to my tastes at the time.

** Sometimes I add some minced chile peppers and other times I don't. It is your choice.


Cook pasta according to package directions to al dente. Learn How To Cook Pasta Properly.

While the pasta is cooking, place the avocado, lime juice, garlic, prepared salsa, chile pepper (if using), cilantro, salt, and pepper into a food processor or blender. Process until mixture is smooth and creamy.

When pasta is done cooking, remove from heat, drain, and place the cooked pasta into a large serving bowl. Add the guacamole sauce and toss until the pasta is well coated. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

Divide the pasta among 2 individual serving bowls or plates. Serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.


Linguine with Guacamole - Nutritional Information

I cannot guarantee the accuracy of the below information. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

Item Amount Fat Grams Carbohydrates Grams Calories
Linguine Pasta, dry 6-ounces 3 123 600
Avocado 1 medium 30 12 324
Lime Juice 2 tablespoons 0 2.8 8
Garlic cloves 2 cloves 0 2 8
Salsa 3 tablespoons 0 3 15
Chile Pepper 1 small 0 4 15
Cilantro, fresh 1 bunch 0 .7 4
Recipe Totals 33 147.5 974

Recipe makes 2 servings.

Each Serving Totals - 16.5 Fat Grams, 73.7 Carbohydrate grams, 487 Calories

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