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.  This pasta is creamy and decadent.  Linguine with Guacamole is so easy to make that it can be on your table in just 15 minutes.  If desired, you could substitute your favorite guacamole recipe.

You can have pasta when dieting!  Pasta is low fat – it is the topping that you put on the salsa that makes it fattening!

In the cuisine of the Southwest, guacamole is used as a cocktail dip, or one of the toppings and/or fillings of enchiladas, tacos, tostadas, or burritos.  It is also wonderful as a cold sauce for grilled meats or fish.  There seems to be more versions of guacamole than there are avocados in this world.

 

Linguine with Guacamole

 

Linguine with Guacamole Recipe:

Linguine with Guacamole Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

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 do not. It is your choice.

 

Instructions:

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

 

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