This avocado pasta recipe is amazing! Fresh garlic livens up some whole grain penne pasta. Fresh herbs add lots of flavor.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 minutes. Drain and return to pot.

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  • Whisk olive oil, lime zest and juice, mint, chives, garlic, nutritional yeast, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Pour over hot pasta; add bean sprouts. Toss to coat.

  • Serve topped with avocado slices and more freshly ground black pepper.

Cook's Notes:

Green onions can be substituted for the chives if desired.

Substitute leafy greens for the sprouts if desired.

Nutrition Facts

382 calories; protein 11.8g 24% DV; carbohydrates 51.7g 17% DV; fat 15.2g 23% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 83.8mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2018
We skipped the mint and used pasta made from chickpeas for added protein. This is one of our favorite recipes! Sometimes we skipped the beansprouts too, it's good either way. Read More
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  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2018
We skipped the mint and used pasta made from chickpeas for added protein. This is one of our favorite recipes! Sometimes we skipped the beansprouts too, it's good either way. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2017
Wasn't a big fan of the mint in this dish I will use parsley next time and add more garlic. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/17/2020
I loved the simplicity of this recipe but also the great taste. I found the mint to be essential and gave this recipe a unique quality. While one might not want to overdue it, I would definitely make sure to include the mint. Read More
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