Creamy Avocado-Arugula Pasta

Aryane @ Valises & Gourmandises
A guilt-free creamy pasta sauce that would be perfect on crackers, veggies or simply eaten directly with a spoon.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine healthy, vegan, vegetarian
Servings 2


  • 1 generous handful arugula
  • ½ ripe organic avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 pinch Cayenne pepper
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoon pasta cooking water or vegetable broth
  • Whole wheat pasta for 2 people.


  • Cook pasta according to the package instructions.
  • In a food processor, puree all the ingredients together.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning to your liking.
  • Serve on your favorite pasta. Sprinkle a tablespoon of soy seeds for added proteins.


You can also use spinach, fresh herbs, etc. Use your imagination to customize your own sauce!
Do not make too much in advance, the avocado tends to brown.
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