GF Vegan Avocado Pasta With Smoky Paprika Roasted Seeds

March 2, 2020
We can all agree that avocado is awesome, but they have so much more potential beyond the avo toast. This pasta sauce is super quick to make and so much healthier than any store-brought sauce you would get out there. Don't worry, it only takes 30 minutes to prepare it because you have to cook the pasta, but that is the most difficult thing we have to do here. If you add a salad on the side, you can even cut back on the portion of pasta to make it even more figure-friendly. Not to mention the nutrients in avocado, such as healthy fats and antioxidant vitamin E, plus a group of carotenes which are thought to help keep the eyes healthy.
Avocado Pasta

GF Vegan Avocado Pasta With Smoky Paprika Roasted Seeds

Recipe Type: Detox Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS 2 servings
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  • 220 g gluten-free spaghetti
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp dried basil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • to taste cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup seed mix (pine, sunflower, pumpkin)
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
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Directions

1. Prepare the spaghetti according to package instructions, then drain.

2. While the pasta is cooking prepare the avocado sauce. Place the avocado, 1/4 tsp of garlic powder, 2 tbsp of olive oil, water, lemon juice, dried basil, cayenne pepper and half teaspoon of sea salt. If you think the sauce us too thick, add more water. You can also use a fork to make the sauce. Adjust favor if needed.

To make the smoky seeds:
3. Heat up the remaining oil in a pan over small heat, then add the seed mix and toast them for 2-4 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the 1/4 tsp sea salt, 1/4 tsp garlic powder, paprika powder and oregano. Cook together for half a minute.

4. Mix the avocado sauce and the spaghetti and toast them with the smokey paprika roasted seeds.

Also by Imola: GF Vegan Mashed Potato Cakes

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Imola is a gluten-free vegetarian, 200h RYT yoga teacher and Wild Women Empowerment Coach. Check out her website , and blog . Follow her on Instagram @yogiraisedbythewolf and Twitter

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