Green Pasta Salad Recipe

Want to try a relatively healthy pasta dish which won’t make you feel bad about the extra carbohydrates? This green pasta recipe is packed with essential vitamins – and is completely oil free! Add in your favourite green vegetables, to make it extra appealing to kids who are picky about their food.

Ingredients

2 ripe avocados

1 large clove of garlic

1 lime (just the juice)

Leaves of 5 sprigs of lemon thyme

2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons water

2 teaspoons coconut palm sugar

1 teaspoon wasabi powder

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

250g conchiglie pasta

2 servings of fresh baby spinach

2 handfuls of peas

2 handfuls of edamame beans

1 handful cashews

1 spring onion

Method

  1. To prepare the sauce, add the two avocados into a food processor along with the garlic, lime juice, lemon thyme, balsamic vinegar, water, palm sugar, wasabi powder, black pepper and salt. Mix until completely smooth.
  2. Boil pasta according to the instructions, then cool down by putting them aside and straining out the remaining water.
  3. Add the spinach, edamame, peas and sliced spring onion onto the pasta. Chop up the cashews and sprinkle them in a pinch of salt for extra flavour.

Recipe and image via Milking Almonds