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Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Basil, Avocado and Tomatoes

Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Basil, Avocado and Tomatoes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 6
Looking for a tasty dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes? Then check out this pasta made with basil, avocado and tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz uncooked angel hair 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 avocado, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 4 medium tomatoes, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2
    While pasta is cooking, heat oil in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until garlic is tender but not brown; remove from heat.
  • 3
    Stir basil, avocado and tomatoes into garlic in saucepan. Toss vegetable mixture and pasta. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  • For Angel Hair Pasta with Chicken, stir 1 cup shredded cooked chicken into the mixture with the tomatoes. Cook just until heated.
  • For Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp, stir 8 oz cooked medium shrimp into mixture with the tomatoes. Cook just until heated.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
30mg
Sodium
210mg
Total Carbohydrate
30g
Dietary Fiber
3g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Looking for a tasty dinner that’s ready in just 20 minutes? Then check out this pasta made with basil, avocado and tomatoes.
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