Avocados..what can I say? I LOVE them! Although, I have started to get bored with my usual way of eating them, which is in slices on toast with salt and pepper.
So one day I thought, what else can I do with them that would still be filling and delicious? Why not try it on spaghetti?
I love spaghetti, but the red sauce isn’t so easy on my newborn who is nursing. I did add a little spice to it, though, but I noticed that spicy food doesn’t really affect her tummy. I use paprika and a pinch of red pepper flakes to help kick it up a notch. The pepper brings out a really nice fresh flavor in the avocado.
This really is a no-fail recipe. It’s cooked spaghetti noodles, 1 ripe avocado, and some seasonings. Super easy!
With my new little one I have been trying find quick and easy recipes, and ones that my kids will like too. My son has an allergy to soy and dairy, so we have to be very careful about the foods we buy. This is one to add to our soy- and dairy-free repertoire.
Aren’t avocados perfection? They are so smooth and just good on everything. I don’t know why I didn’t think to mix it with spaghetti noodles until now. What I dislike is how quickly they turn. What I’ve learned is that you can freeze them! Cut them open like the picture above and scoop them out and then freeze them in a freezable zip lock bag. The other tricks to keeping avocados from turning brown that I’ve tried and have worked are squirting them with some lemon juice and then putting them in a bag in the fridge.
What is your favorite way to eat Avocados?
- 1 ripe avocado
- Handful of warm cooked Spaghetti
- 2 Squirt of Lemon Juice
- 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
- 1/4 tsp extra light olive oil(or water)-if needed to smooth the avocado sauce
- Pinch of Paprika
- 1/4 tsp salt
- In a medium sized bowl scoop ripe avocado into it. Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir together until smooth. (It may be a little chunky-if so add in the light olive oil or water)
- Add in handful of warm cooked spaghetti and stir the sauce to cover the noodles.
- Sprinkle on a little more red pepper if you want more spice.