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Avocado Pesto

Updated: Aug 28, 2021

Avocado Pesto


2 bunches of Cilantro

1 1/2 cups of Almonds

1 cup of Asiago cheese, shredded

1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp olive oil

2 avocados, pitted and skins removed

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

1 medium onion diced and divided

3/4 cup of diced tomatoes

1 pound dried pasta


  1. Cook the pasta as directed on the package

  2. In the food processor chop the almonds into small pieces

  3. Add half the diced onions to almonds and process until smooth

  4. Next, add the cilantro and pulse to incorporate

  5. Add avocados, salt, black pepper & cayenne pepper, pulse to incorporate

  6. Now turn the food processor on and stream the olive oil until the mixture is completely smooth.

  7. At the bottom of a large bowl add the pesto and a little more than half of the cheese with a 1/4 cup of the hot pasta water and mix well.

  8. Now add the pasta, tomatoes, and the balance of the onions and toss

  9. Top with the remaining cheese

Enjoy Cooking

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