Vegan Spinach Avocado Pasta Recipe

By Rena |

Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe – This vegan pasta recipe is so satisfying in all the feel-good ways. It is so creamy, filly, fresh, and flavorful. Super easy to make and even the kids will love it.

spinach and avocado pasta

Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe

This Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe is so good you will want to have seconds! Its made with Whole wheat tender pasta mixed with a vegan spinach avocado dressing, then topped off with fresh tomatoes and pine nuts for the extra crunch. Make a big batch to share and leftovers are even better!

If you make extra and you have some leftovers, you will want to be sure to use an airtight container and store in the refrigerator to keep them fresh. This Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe will still taste great the next day and I love the fact that I can grab it from the fridge and dive in. I love cold pasta!

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Is spinach avocado pasta healthy?

The two main ingredients we are talking about here are the spinach and avocado in this avocado pasta recipe. They are both loaded with nutrients that are so good for you. Avocados have monounsaturated fats which are also referred to as “good fats” which help lower bad cholesterol when eaten in moderation. They also have 20 vitamins and minerals that are good for the heart, vision, brain, and bones.

On the other hand, spinach is loaded with calcium which helps strengthens your bones, along with other vitamins and nutrients that help fight and prevent diseases like cancer, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

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This Spinach and Avocado Pasta dinner can be ready in under half an hour as well. It really makes a great choice for busy evenings when you are short on time. I am obsessed with how creamy this dish is and I always have mine with loads of jalapenos!

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Making this Vegan Pasta recipe?

If you make this Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe and love it as much as I do I would really love to hear about it in the comments below. The easiest way for me to see your creations is if you tag me on Instagram and use the hashtag #healthyfitnessmeals.

You have to try this other favorite meal of mine for lunch next time: Chicken Alfredo Zoodles

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How to make this Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe:

spinach and avocado pasta

Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe

Whole wheat pasta tossed in a creamy vegan spinach and avocado sauce, finished with fresh tomatoes and toasted pine nuts.
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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 399kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 ripe avocado peeled and seeded
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 and 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta in salted water according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking water.
  • While the pasta is cooking, make the sauce. Place the avocado, spinach, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a food processor. 
  • Blend, adding the cooking water 1 tablespoon at a time until sauce is smooth and of the desired consistency. Taste and add more salt and pepper if necessary.
  • Toss the pasta with the sauce. Top with cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, and parsley then serve immediately.

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Notes

Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 503mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 3.5mg
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Spinach and Avocado Pasta Recipe

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  1. Sarah Silvester says

    How well does this keep with the sauce having avocado in it? I only cook for one and eat through the leftovers throughout the week and was just wondering how long/well it would keep in the fridge!

    • Rena says

      Hi Sarah. I would say 2 days if you store in a tightly sealed container. To get the avocado color to last even longer, place a plastic wrap right over the spaghetti and cover it before placing it in the fridge.

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