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!
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Linguine with Guacamole Recipe:
Salsa and Guacamole,
Yields: 2 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Pasta cook time: 10 min
6 ounces uncooked
1 ripe Hass
, peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed
3 tablespoon prepared salsa
(stems, ribs, & seeds removed), very finely diced (optional)**
1 bunch fresh
Coarsely-ground black pepper
* 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.