Avocado Salsa Verde Pasta

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Avocado Salsa Verde Pasta

Turn a traditional pasta dish into a Caribbean delight. Cilantro, basil, and lime juice are just some of the delicious ingredients that give this chilled meal its zing.

  • Serving size: 2.5 tbsp

  • PROTEIN per serving: 0.8 g*

  • CALORIES per serving: 177

  • Total FAT per serving: 6 g

  • Total CARBS per serving: 29 g

  • Number of servings: 8 to 10

  • Time to prepare: 30 min

*Protein amount may differ depending on the brands that are used.



  • 1 medium ripe but firm avocado, peeled and pitted

  • 2 scallions, white and green portions, chopped

  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 3 tbsp fresh basil, chopped

  • 2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon or lime juice

  • 3 tbsp liquid nondairy creamer

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 8 oz low-protein pasta of choice

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a blender or food processor, puree the avocado, onions, cilantro, basil, parsley, lemon juice, creamer, and oil until smooth.

  2. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Boil pasta in salted and oiled water according to package directions. Drain and add to salsa in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve cold.

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