Creamy Avocado Gluten-Free Pasta

Serves 2

Time – 20 to 30 mins

METHOD

Cook the pasta according to packet instructions

Drain, reserving the starchy pasta water for later use, then set aside

As the pasta is cooking, blend together all the ingredients for the sauce apart from the pasta water until smooth

Once the pasta is cooked, add a spoonful of the pasta water into the sauce until you reach your desired consistency

Taste and season, then stir into the cooked pasta along with the roasted cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle over Parmigiano Reggiano or nutritional yeast and serve

INGREDIENTS

200g gluten-free pasta or courgetti

For the avocado sauce:

1 pot Nush natural cashew or almond milk

yoghurt

1 large ripe avocado, pitted and sliced

2 cloves garlic crushed

1 tbsp olive oil

Two large handfuls fresh basil

3.5 tbsp of Parmigiano Reggiano or nutritional yeast, grated

Juice ½ lemon

Pinch chilli flakes (optional)

50 ml pasta cooking water

Salt and pepper, to season

To serve:

Roasted cherry tomatoes

Steamed or boiled rice and chilli to taste