Pasta, Quick and Easy Eats

Avocado Pasta

avocado pasta namfoodie avocado paste pasta

Ingredients

  1. Pasta of your choice
  2. 1 Avocado
  3. ¼ cup cottage or cream cheese
  4. 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  5. 3 tablespoon olive oil
  6. 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  7. Salt and pepper to taste

Avocado Pasta ingredients Pasta olive oil

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta to your liking.
  2. Peel and mash the avocado, it does not have to be finely mashed.
  3. Add the pasta to a mixing bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Add avocado, cottage/cream cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper and mix well.
  5. Serves 2.
  6. Enjoy.

Avocado paste pasta avocado

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Tuna Pasta

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Ingredients

  1. Canned tuna
  2. Pasta
  3. 1 tomato, chopped
  4. ½ cucumber, chopped
  5. 1 green pepper, chopped
  6. ⅓ of a small onion, chopped
  7. ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  8. Olive oil(you can skip the oil if your tuna is canned in oil)
  9. Cottage cheese
  10. 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  11. salt and pepper to taste

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Directions

  1. Cook the pasta to your liking, and set aside to cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the tomato, cucumber, green pepper and onion and mix.
  3. Add in the tuna, olive oil and lemon juice and mix.
  4. Add cottage cheese, salt and pepper and mix.
  5. Add the pasta and seeds and mix.

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Creamy Pasta

creamy pasta

I stole this recipe from my colleague and it’s so that good he couldn’t describe it, so he named it “the Christmas pasta”! it is a nice alternative to a plain white sauce.

Ingredients

  1. Pasta of your choice
  2. ¼ cup cream cheese
  3. ½ cup milk
  4. 1 egg yolk
  5. 2 teaspoon of flour to thicken
  6. 2 tablespoon butter
  7. 2 tablespoon olive oil
  8. ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  9. salt and pepper to taste

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Directions

  1. Cook the pasta to your liking.
  2. On low heat, add the butter and cream cheese into a saucepan and stir until melted and well mixed.
  3.  In a cup, mix the milk and flour and pour into the saucepan, keep stirring at all times until it comes to a boil.
  4. Stir in the egg yolk.
  5. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  6. Add in the olive oil and stir.
  7. Stir in the pasta, turn off the heat and let it simmer for about two minutes and then its done and ready to serve.
  8. Serves 3.

                                                   creamy pasta

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