Angel hair pasta with basil, avocado and tomatoes

 

Angel hair pasta with basil, avocado and tomatoes

Servings: 6

Preparation time: 40 min

 

Ingredients

8 oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

3/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

1/2 to 3/4 large ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into small cubes

4 medium tomatoes, cut into small cubes

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

 

1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt and oil; drain.

2. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender but not brown; remove from heat.

3. Stir basil, avocado and tomatoes into garlic in saucepan. Toss vegetable mixture with pasta. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

 

 

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