15-Minute Vegan Avocado Pasta

15-Minute Vegan Avocado Pasta

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x


10 ounces bucatini, spaghetti or fettuccine

2 garlic cloves, peeled

1 ripe avocado

1 cup baby arugula

Juice of 1 lemon

1/4 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Chopped parsley or chives for serving


Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Use tongs to transfer the pasta to a large bowl.

While the pasta is cooking mince the garlic in a food processor or blender. Halve the avocado, pit it and scoop out the flesh into the food processor. Add the arugula, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and puree into a sauce.

Stir the avocado sauce into the pasta. Top with fresh herbs before serving.