Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto | How to make Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto

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Created on 25th Jan 2016
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  • By Nandita Shyam
    Created on 25th Jan 2016

About Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto

This pasta dish is an absolute dream. It is easy to put together and delicious. The creamy avocado pesto is filled with strong flavors of mint and there was also the zing from the lemon juice. The cashew meal added a mild sweet taste to the pesto. This dish is super simple to make and without a doubt, add a healthy boost to your plate.

Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingSpaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Nandita Shyam. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pestoby Nandita Shyam. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time25mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves4People

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Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto

Ingredients to make Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto

  • Spaghetti - 200gms
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp+1tsp
  • Olive oil - 1tsp+3tbsp
  • Onion - 1, chopped fine
  • Garlic - 2 pods, peeled and finely chopped
  • Avocado - 1 large, halved, stoned and flesh scooped out
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Mint leaves- a hand full
  • Freshly ground black pepper powder - 1/2tsp
  • Powdered cashewnuts - 1-1/2tbsp
  • Chili flakes - 1/2tsp (optional)
  • Pepitas - 1 tbsp, toasted and cooled.

How to make Spaghetti with Nutty Avocado Mint Pesto

  1. Cook the spaghetti along with 1/2tsp of salt and a tsp of olive oil in enough water. Drain and reserve half cup of the stock and set aside.
  2. To make the pesto, heat olive oil in a pan and add the chopped onion and garlic and sauté till they turn brown and tender and keep aside.
  3. Combine the avocado flesh along with the lemon juice, mint leaves, cashew meal, pepper powder, salt and the sautéed onion and garlic in blender jar or a mortar and pestle and grind till smooth.
  4. Pour the prepared pesto over the cooked spaghetti and toss well. Add the chili flakes and pasta water only if required and mix well.
  5. Garnish with toasted pepitas and serve immediately.
My Tip: To make the cashew meal, toast about 8-10 cashew nuts in pan. Cool completely and grind in a blender to a slightly coarse powder. Store in airtight container till further use. My preparation time was slightly longer because I ground the pesto in a mortar and pestle. It will not take you more than 10mins if you make the pesto in a blender.

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