What we're making
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
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
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.