What we're making
Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto Sauce - This can be made with little cooking equipment and is a great way of getting your kids to try all the creamy goodness of avocado. Serves 4. 

 

What you'll need

Ingredients:

4 portions of pasta, try wholemeal varieties for healthier option

2 handfuls of frozen peas

2 ripe avocados

Handful of chopped basil, finely chopped

Handful of pine nuts (optional)

Juice of 1 lemon

Salt & Pepper 

 

Equipment:

Bowl

Fork

Saucepan

 

How to do it

1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, add in peas in the last 3 mins cooking time.

2. Meanwhile scoop the avocado flesh out of the skins into a bowl. Mash with a fork until a smooth paste forms. Add the lemon juice, basil, salt & pepper. Mix well. 

3. Drain the pasta & peas. Add the avocado pesto and mix well. Add the pine nuts if using. Serve with a crisp salad.

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