Friday, February 5, 2010

Walnut and avocado fettuccine

I'm always on the lookout for new recipes. When a friend told me she was doing a fast through her church that calls for avoiding meat, poultry, fish, dairy, caffeine, yeast, sugar and things with preservatives, I was very interested in whatever recipes she tried. She shared this very simple Avocado and Walnut Fettucini that was so delicious that I had it for lunch and dinner last night.

The original recipe calls for:

12 oz. whole wheat pasta
4 Tbs. olive oil
2 tsp. garlic, minced
1/4 c lemon juice
10 sun dried tomatoes
1 cup chopped green peppers
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 diced avocados

Boil pasta according to directions. I found a great brand at Meijer that cooks up in just four minutes called Al Dente Pasta Co.'s Whole Wheat Blend Plus Flax Roasted Garlic Fettuccine.

While pasta is boiling, whisk oil, lemon and garlic together and add to a large serving bowl. Add remaining ingredients, then add pasta and toss well. That's it!

For the bowl pictured above, I omitted the green peppers because I didn't have any.


The Voogts said...

Mmm, that sounds good and easy! I may have to try it. I LOVE avocadoas and walnuts.

Irene said...

I'm making this again tonight for dinner. It's so good!

Julie Hurley said...

I really enjoyed the leftovers Mom! :)