Week 11 Ingredient: Broccoli

Veggie Rigatoni with Avocado Alfredo

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Cuckoo Kitchn

Ingredients

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1 medium-large avocado
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons Hemp seeds
  • 1 cup almond or coconut milk
  • dash himalayan salt
  • ½ cup cashews

FOR THE PASTA & VEGGIES

  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 head broccoli chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 lb rigatoni pasta
  • 1 garlic clove

Instructions

  • Bring 5 cups water to a boil, add pasta, dash salt. Cook for 12-15 minutes to al dente
  • While pasta is cooking, chop pepper, broccoli, and mushrooms.
  • Sauté veggies on medium with a little coconut oil. Do not overcook – about 5-8 minutes. I prefer my veggies on the crunchier side.
  • While veggies are cooking, combine all ingredients for the sauce into a blender or Ninja
  • Blend for 30-45 seconds
  • Drain pasta and let cool slightly.
  • Toss all veggies and sauce together.
  • Serve!

Notes

Option to drizzle with olive oil and lemon –> then top with pine nuts and chili flakes. The chili flakes add a nice kick if you like a little spice!

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