The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Spinach Avocado Pasta

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

2
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

The most time-consuming part of this recipe is cooking the pasta. The result? Simple, creamy, tangy, delicious avocado spinach pasta.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces, weight Pasta (any Kind)
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Raw Spinach
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 whole Small Jalapeño, Seeded And Minced
  • 1 whole Avocado
  • ½ whole Lemon, Juiced
  • Salt And Pepper, to taste
  • Lemon Zest, To Garnish
  • 1 pinch Red Pepper Flakes

Preparation

Cook the pasta according to package directions.

Add the olive oil to a small skillet over medium heat, and cook the spinach, garlic, and jalapeño until the spinach is wilted, about 3 minutes.

In a food processor, combine the spinach mixture with the avocado, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and pulse until smooth. Toss with the cooked pasta, and serve with lemon zest, red pepper flakes, and fresh cracked pepper. Enjoy!

Lightly adapted from Hot Pot Cooking.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Princess Quite A Lot

Princess Quite A Lot on 3.21.2013

I really loved this creamy dish. Was concerned the jalepenos would overpower, but they were mild and added just a touch of heat. My husband thought it was too tangy, but I thought it was fantastic.

Related Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Slow Cooker Pineapple Meatballs
Profile Photo by Justine Sulia (Cooking and Beer) in Main Courses
A great game day or holiday party appetizer, these slow cooker...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Kung Pao Chicken
Profile Photo by Sarah in Main Courses
This Kung Pao Chicken is faster and healthier than takeout!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Udon Bowl & Slow Cooker Pork
Profile Photo by Lisa | Healthy Nibbles & Bits in Main Courses
Melt-in-your-mouth five spice slow cooker pork atop a bed of soft...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Intermediate


Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
Profile Photo by Justine Sulia (Cooking and Beer) in Main Courses
Baked to perfection, these Philly cheesesteak sliders with provolone, peppers and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 12 Level: Easy


Pumpkin Risotto with Cajun Shrimp
Profile Photo by Callista Lemay in Main Courses
Seasonal twist on risotto with a lovely kick of spice from...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy