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Avocado Shrimp Pasta

Here's a great pasta dish you can make in under 30 minutes that uses all fresh, organic ingredients.
Ingredients
  Spaghetti pasta 1 Pound, cooked as per package instructions
  White onion 1 , peeled and diced
  Garlic cloves 3 , peeled and diced
  Jumbo shrimp 8 Ounce, shelled and deveined
  Avocado 2 , meat scooped out
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Fresh basil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lime 1 , juiced
  Chardonnay 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic salt To Taste
Directions

MAKING

1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and cook pasta as per the package directions. Drain and return to the same pot.

2. In a skillet add 1.5 tablespoons of olive oil. Sauté the onions and garlic until slightly golden. Add in the shrimp, stir and sauté for a few minutes.

3. In a food processor, add the scooped avocado meat, 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil, half freshly squeezed lime juice, and Chardonnay. Blend well and set aside.

4. Add in the avocado mixture and shrimp, onions and garlic to the cooked pasta and toss well.

5. Add in the garlic salt and red chili pepper flakes as per the taste.

SERVING

6. Top with freshly grated Parmesan Romano Cheese, if desired and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Avocado, Shrimp
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Taste: 
Savory
Occasion: 
Memorial Day
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1495 Calories from Fat 479

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 362.3 mg15.1%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.7%

Dietary Fiber 15.9 g63.7%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 62 g123.6%

Vitamin A 14.7% Vitamin C 58.3%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 70.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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