Creamy Avocado Alfredo with Shrimp
- 9 oz. uncooked whole grain pasta
- 2 cloves garlic
- ¼ cup fresh basil
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 medium avocado, skin and pit removed
- 1 Tbsp. water
- Salt, to taste
- Black pepper, to taste
- 1 lb. medium cooked cocktail shrimp
Directions1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to the package instructions. 1. Meanwhile, add garlic and basil to a food processor or blender. Pulse to mince. Add lemon juice, olive oil, avocado flesh, water, salt and pepper and process until smooth. 1. Before draining pasta, add shrimp. Drain immediately and return to pot. Add avocado sauce and stir to mix. Warm, if needed, over medium heat. Serve immediately.
For gluten free: Use gluten free pasta in place of whole grain pasta.
Calories 400, Total Fat 14g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 145mg, Sodium 650mg, Total Carbohydrate 50g (Dietary Fiber 9g, Sugars 3g), Protein 27g, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 10%, Iron 15% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.
Serves: 4 servingsGluten Free Kid-friendly Summer Dairy Free Pasta Spring Special Occasion