avocado & pine nut pasta
A quick and easy gluten free pasta dish the whole family can enjoy.
Suitable for people diagnosed with Coeliac Disease, those who are suffering from a gluten and wheat allergy or intolerance.
140g (5oz) DS-gluten free Penne
1 x 5 mlsp (1 tsp)lemon zest
Juice of ½ lemon
30ml (2 tbsp) Natural Soya yogurt
25g (1oz) pine nuts
15 mlsp (1tbsp) fresh basil, torn
Freshly ground black pepper
1. Cook the Penne pasta
in plenty of boiling, lightly salted water with a dash of olive oil for about 9 minutes.
2. Peel and de stone the avocado, cube into a medium bowl, add the lemon zest and juice, mix together.
3. Drain pasta and rinse through with COLD water.
4. Combine avocado, pasta, and yogurt mixture together, add the pine nuts and torn basil
5. Serve topped with freshly ground black pepper.
Rinsing the pasta in cold water prevents the pasta from sticking together and also speeds up the cooling process as the pasta salad is eaten cold.