Avocado Lime Elbow Pasta

A deliciously simple Chickapea pasta recipe using our new Elbow noodles. This dish is loaded with flavor and is made using only a handful of ingredients. It is vegan, gluten-free, nut-free and couldn’t be simpler. It is zesty, fresh and prefect for any time of day.

Avocado Lime Elbow Pasta

  • Prep Time:  10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Canadian
  • Servings:  4

Avocado Lime Puree Ingredients:

  • 5 large avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp- ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp-1 tsp salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Ingredients:

  • 1 Package Chickapea Elbows
  • 2 Tbsp table salt (for boiling pasta)
  • ½ tsp fresh cracked ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, diced
  • Finishing salt, to taste

Avocado Puree Instructions:

  1. While the pasta is cooking, mix together the avocado puree
  2. Add all the puree ingredients into a blender, except for the water
  3. Using 1 Tbsp of water at a time, process the mixture until smooth
  4. Only add enough water to make the mixture the desired consistency
  5. Set the puree aside once mixed

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Chickapea Elbow pasta to package specifications (heat 16 cups of water in a large pot over high heat until boiling. Add pasta and 2 Tbsp of salt to the water, decrease the heat to maintain a gentle boil. Stir and cook the pasta for 7 minutes)
  2. Dain the pasta and rinse it with warm water
  3. Transfer the pasta into a large bowl and toss it with 1 Tbsp olive oil
  4. Spoon half of the avocado puree into the pasta and mix well
  5. Plate the portions of the pasta and top with more avocado puree, finishing salt to taste, fresh cracked black pepper, and diced cilantro
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • Coating the freshly cooked noodles with oil before adding the other ingredients will help to ensure a more flavourful meal
  • Fresh lime juice is strongly recommended for the dish
  • This meal can be served warm or at room temperature
  • This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled
  • Leftover avocado lime puree can be refrigerated in a sealed jar for 2-3 days