Thursday, February 16, 2012

Avocado and Basil Pesto

As promised, here is the recipe for the pesto sauce that I made Saturday night. This pesto is perfect to use with bread, pizza, pasta, etc. We almost always have these ingredients on hand, making it easy to put together a delicious and healthy weeknight meal.

Avocado and Basil Pesto
- 6 cups fresh spinach
- 2 Avocados, peeled and seeded
- 4 cloves of garlic, peeled
- 2 teaspoon worchestire sauce
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- salt and pepper

- Add all the ingredients above into a food processor. Blend until smooth.

Avocado and Basil Pesto Pasta with Goat Cheese
- Make Pesto sauce above
- Cook 1 pound of Spaghetti noodles until tender. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water. Drain noodles
- Add noodles to a bowl and top with the Avocado and Basil Pesto. Add the pasta water as needed, to loosen the sauce. Sprinkle with Goat cheese.

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