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15 Minute Avocado Pasta Recipe

Quick and Easy Basil Avocado Pasta recipe. So creamy and only 15 minutes to throw together.

Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free

The easiest, quickest, most delicious creamy avocado pasta that everyone will love.

This Basil Avocado Pasta has been my go to lunch recently. It’s so yummy and creamy. Plus it only takes 15 minutes in total to throw together.

I featured this recipe in my What I Eat In Day Video. You can watch below to see exactly how I make it.

The best part about this healthy avocado pasta recipe is that there’s no cream or butter in this. All you need is simple, fresh ingredients. That’s all.

So how is this pasta so creamy? All you need are a couple of ripe avocados, fresh basil leaves, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil. Then, you can simply throw it all into a food processor and give it a whirl!

And it’s ready!

Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free

Toss it with your favourite pasta noodle along with some fresh veggies. You can use any veggies you like but I loved using crisp cherry tomatoes.

Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free
Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free

What you need to make this basil avocado pasta recipe:

You will need

  • pasta
  • avocado
  • lemon juice
  • garlic
  • olive oil
  • basil
  • salt
  • chill flakes

The Best Avocado Pasta Recipe Healthy benefis

Filling but not heavy and so satisfying! Bursting with flavour from the basil, lemon and garlic. Plus this Basil Avocado pasta sauce recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegan and full of so much goodness.

Avocado – Although high in calories avocados are amazing for you. They aid fat burning, reduce inflammation and bloating and they are amazing for your skin.

Basil– Basil is also a power house of nutrition, full of antioxidants, antibacterial and contains lots of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, C, D, B-12, B-6, Iron, Magnesium and Calcium.

Lemon Juice– Rich source of nutrients like Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin C. It is a great immune booster and promotes healthy, glowing skin.

Garlic – Garlic helps to fight and prevent sickness. It contains high levels of Maganese, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin C and Selenium.

Love avocados? Then try avocado tomato salad.

Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free

More healthy vegetarian dinner ideas –

Vegan Tomato Homemade Pasta Sauce

Cheese Free Alfredo Sauce

Air Fryer Pasta Bake

Vegetarian Empanadas

Potato and Leak Soup

Basil Avocado Pasta Recipe Vegan + Gluten free

 Quick and Easy Basil Avocado Pasta

Quick and easy basil avocado pasta. So creamy and ready in 15 minutes.


  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 300 g Gluten free pasta
  • 2 Avocados halved seeded and peeled
  • 1/3 cup Olive Oil
  • handful of basil leaves
  • pinch of pink salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes


  • In a large pot of boiling water cook pasta and drain well.
  • Place the avocado, garlic, basil, olive oil, lemon juice into a blender or food processor and blend until your desired consistency. Tastes great both chunky or smooth and creamy.
  • Season the sauce with salt, pepper and chilli flakes.
  • Toss the pasta with the sauce and serve
  • I like to serve mine with extra chopped basil leaves and some cherry tomatoes, such an amazing combination.

I hope you enjoy this Basil Avocado Pasta recipe as much as I did, it’s so yummy and satisfying and  so easy and affordable to make! Don’t forget to tag me in your creations!

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Recipe Rating


Monday 11th of September 2017

How long do you think this would keep in the fridge?


Monday 11th of September 2017

I think it would last a few days if stored in an airtight container x

Wednesday 16th of August 2017

Omg this is so delicious!! And really quick and easy. Since I made it the first time I've been making it at least once a week!! Thank you for this fabulous recipe x


Thursday 17th of August 2017

Aww so glad you enjoy it! I have it all the time too xxx


Friday 5th of May 2017

Oh my god! Cooked this tonight it was amazing!!


Sunday 7th of May 2017

So glad you enjoyed it! x


Monday 13th of February 2017

Looks yummy. How many people does this recipe serve? x


Monday 13th of February 2017

Hi Emily,

It depends on how hungry everyone is and whether you serve is on it's own or a side dish. I would say 3-4 people.

Hayley X

Candice Petersen

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016

Omg these looks delicious!

Beauty Candy Loves


Thursday 24th of November 2016

Thank you so much!! :)