Creamy Avocado Linguine with Meyer Lemon and Arugula

by sylvia fountaine, feasting at home blog January-5-2013

A creamy vegan pasta in a flavorful creamy avocado sauce, bursting with bright flavors of Meyer lemon, tossed with fresh arugula.


8 oz Linguine
2 ripe Avocados
3 T Meyer Lemon Juice
3 T Good olive oil
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp white pepper
2 whole garlic cloves
generous handful arugula
1 tsp Meyer lemon zest

Boil 8 oz Linguine in salted water. Puree the rest of the ingredients ( except arugula and zest) in a food processor until completely smooth, scraping down the edges.

When Pasta is al dente- drain and place in a bowl. Toss pasta with avocado puree and a handful fresh arugula.

Taste for salt. Garnish with Meyer lemon zest and fresh cracked pepper.

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 15 mins Yield: 4 servings

Many thanks to Keeshi + Photo and Twisted String for their photography contributions