Easy Avocado Pesto

With a handful of nutritious, flavorful ingredients, this Avocado Pesto is such a delicious sauce for pasta and a favorite meal to share with the kids.

Ingredients 

1

– Avocado – Baby spinach – Fresh basil or parsley – Parmesan – Olive oil – Lemon juice – Pasta

Blend

2

Add the spinach, basil (or parsley), Parmesan, avocado, olive oil, lemon juice, and sunflower seeds (if using) to a blender or food processor.

Blend

3

Start with the lower amount of olive oil and add more as needed to blend the sauce. Blend very well until very smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl.

Cook

4

Meanwhile, prepare the pasta according to the package directions. Drain. Toss pasta with as much sauce as you like.

Serve

5

Serve warm with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired. You can also use this sauce on pizza, Pizza Rolls, or with any grain.

Store

6

You can portion sauce into an ice cube tray, freeze, then transfer to a freezer bag for long-term storage in the freezer.

Easy Avocado Pesto

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