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Avocado & Crisp Prosciutto Pasta

For more delicious Avocado recipe ideas visit www.avocado.org.au

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados peeled, deseeded

  • 1 Lemon rind finely grated & then juiced

  • .5 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 600 g fresh Spaghetti or 4 portions dried spaghetti

  • 1 cup basil leaf roughly torn

  • 8-10 Slices prosciutto grilled until crisp, broken into shards

  • 1 cup shaved Parmesan to serve

Method

  • 1.

    Heat a large saucepan of water over high heat until boiling.

  • 2.

    Add the pasta and cook as per packet directions or until al dente. Drain and refresh.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, place avocado, lemon rind, juice, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Use a fork to roughly mash the avocado and combine with the lemon juice dressing.

  • 4.

    Add the hot pasta to the avocado and mix until well coated, add basil leaves and prosciutto and toss before serving with parmesan shavings.

Notes

If prosciutto is not available pancetta (Italian bacon) would make a good substitute or smoked ham spec (pork topside).

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