California Avocado Fettuccine

Total Time: 15 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 310
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 850mg
Total Carbs 43g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Potassium 289mg

Vitamin A 7 mcg; Vitamin C 6 mg; Calcium 47 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.07 g

Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 4%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Creamy California Avocados and a few simple ingredients combine to create a delicious sauce for fettuccine or your favorite pasta. With the substitution of California Avocado in the sauce, you can now add great nutrition as a reason to enjoy this dish. Starting with an excellent source of fiber (21% DV), 35% DV vitamin B1, 25% DV vitamins B2 and B3 along with 18% protein,15% DV iron and folate and 10% DV vitamins K and B6.

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Serves: 8

1 lb. fettuccine noodles 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, quartered, peeled and seeded 3/4 cup frozen petite peas, thawed 1 clove garlic, or more to taste, chopped 1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, optional 1/8 tsp. cracked black pepper, or to taste 1/8 tsp. coarse sea salt
  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions, reserving 2 cups of pasta water before draining the noodles; keep warm.
  2. To make sauce, in a food processor combine avocados, peas, garlic and sea salt until smooth and creamy. There should be no visible avocado, pea or garlic pieces. Blend in one cup of the hot pasta water, then place sauce in a large bowl.
  3. Stir pasta into sauce, adding additional pasta water if desired for a thinner sauce.
  4. Stir in Parmesan cheese and black pepper; serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Garnish with basil leaves. Variation: For California Avocado Fettuccine Carbonara, stir in 2 strips of crisp bacon, chopped.

Beverage Pairing: Sparkling water.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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