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Avocado Pesto

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4 servings, 1/4 cup each

Go green with this tasty Avocado Pesto that makes a flavorful sauce for any pasta dish. Parmesan and toasted walnuts make Avocado Pesto even better.

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  • Process all ingredients except oil in food processor until ingredients are blended and form a smooth paste.
  • Add oil gradually through feed tube at top of processor, processing constantly after each addition.

Special Equipment Needed

Serving Suggestion

Cook 1 lb. of your favorite pasta shape; drain, reserving the pasta cooking water. Toss hot pasta with prepared pesto. If pesto is too thick to evenly coat pasta, gradually stir in enough of the reserved cooking water until pesto is of desired consistency.

Special Extra

Serve topped with additional Parmesan cheese.

Storage Know-How

Spoon prepared pesto into airtight container; cover with plastic wrap, with plastic wrap pressed directly onto surface of pesto. Cover with lid. Refrigerate up to 3 days before using as desired.


Substitute toasted pine nuts for the walnuts.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 cup each

Nutrition Bonus

In addition to helping make this pesto extra creamy, the avocado also teams up with the walnuts for a good source of fiber. And as a bonus, the basil is rich in vitamin A. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 cup each
Calories 260
Total fat 26g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 90mg
Carbohydrate 5g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 0.5701g
Protein 5g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 25 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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