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vegan avocado pesto pasta on a plate

Avocado Pesto Pasta

  • Author: Lauren Casolaro
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This creamy avocado pesto pasta is the ultimate healthy comfort food! Ready in just 15 minutes, this quick & easy plant-based pasta is a dish everyone will love. 


  • 12-16 ounces pasta of your choice
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup basil
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • Juice from 1 small lemon
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Start by bringing a large pot of salted water to a boil and cooking pasta according to the package instructions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, add avocados, basil, parsley, olive oil, vegetable broth, lemon juice, garlic, and seasonings to a food processor or high-speed blender and process until smooth. Taste and adjust your seasonings as desired.
  3. Combine the avocado pesto sauce with the cooked pasta. Garnish with fresh basil and a sprinkle of vegan parmesan cheese. Enjoy!


Nutritional values are estimates only. See our full nutrition disclosure here.

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Category: Main Dishes, Pasta
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 564
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 79mg
  • Fat: 34g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 57g
  • Fiber: 11.6g
  • Protein: 15.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

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