Creamy Avocado Arugula Pesto Pasta

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Yields 3 bowls


  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 cup (packed) arugula
  • 1/3 cup raw walnuts
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • Water as needed
  • 1 box pasta of choice (I used chickpea pasta)


  1. Prepare the pasta according to instructions
  2. While that is cooking add all the avocado pesto ingredients to food processor or blender and pulse until creamy and well combined (should be smooth and not chunky, I needed about ¼ cup)
  3. Once pasta is ready, strain and enjoy with desired amount of avocado arugula pesto
  4. You can also add your choice of protein as well (chicken is yummy in this!)
  5. *I recommend eating within 1-2 days of making or freeze in airtight container for a month


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