AVOCADO PESTO PASTA WITH HOT-SMOKED SALMON
12 ingredients 10m prep 10m cook 4 servings
Cook pasta following packet directions. Drain, reserving ¼ cup cooking water. Cover pasta to keep warm.
Place basil, garlic, walnuts, lemon rind and juice into a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Roughly chop 1 avocado. Add chopped avocado, oil and 2 tablespoons reserved cooking water to basil mixture. Process until smooth and combined (if mixture is too thick, add remaining tablespoon of cooking liquid). Season well with salt and pepper.
Combine pasta, pesto, rocket, tomato and salmon in a large bowl. Slice remaining avocado. Serve pasta topped with sliced avocado and basil.