... from Chile


Spaghetti with Avocado and Nut Sauce


200 grams (1/2 pound) spaghetti

1 large avocado

50 grams (1/4 cup) chopped nuts

1 garlic clove

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt and pepper


1.     Peel and spoon out the avocado. Cut the avocado flesh into cubes.

2.     In a blender or food processor, puree the avocado, nuts, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper (to taste) until it forms a smooth creamy mixture.

3.     In the meantime, cook the pasta according to package instructions. Be sure the pasta is cooked al dente.

4.     Once drained, mix the pasta with the avocado mixture and serve.


Makes 4 servings

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