Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta

  • Yields
    Makes 4 servings
  • Prep Time
    15 MIN
  • Cook Time
    15 MIN


  • 1 (8 ounce) package truRoots® Ancient Grains Organic Fusilli
  • 1 ripe avocado, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 cup prepared fresh pesto
  • 2 teaspoons Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Basil sprigs, for garnish


  1. COOK pasta in large pot of boiling salted water, just until al dente, about 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.
  2. REMOVE avocado from skin. Process avocado flesh, pesto and lemon juice in food processor bowl until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. COMBINE avocado pesto, cheese and pasta together in serving bowl. Top with tomatoes, grated cheese and basil sprigs for garnish.