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Linguine with Avocado Pesto

1 lb Linguine

1 c Chopped fresh basil packed

1/4 c Chopped fresh parsley packed

2 ts Crushed garlic

1 Ripe avocado,peeled chopped

2 tb Olive oil

1/4 c Parmensan cheese

1 c Chicken stock or water

2 ts Lemon juice

2 tb Toasted pine nuts

1. Cook pasta in boling water according to package instruction or

until firm to bite. Drain and place in serving bowl. 2. In food processor puree basil, parsley, garlic, avocado, oil, 2

tbsp of the Parmensan cheese, stock and lemon juice until smooth. Pour over pasta. Sprinkle with pine nuts and remaining Parmensan cheese. Toss. tips: Even with lemon juice the pesto may discolour, if this happens, skim off the darkened surface and discard. Toast pine nuts in a skillet on stove top for 2 to 3 minutes until brown. This is like a guacamole dressing with much less fat due to the basil and parsley. For a stronger flavor use all basil and no parsley.





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