I just had to try this new…wait, I’ve done that before.

I was so excited to cook the pasta and avocado sauce recipe that I had pinned awhile back.  It’s super-yummy, and ridiculously easy.  And, the only heat required is that to cook the pasta.  This is good, since I have been adverse to hot foods for about 4 weeks now.  Seriously.  It’s so hot outside, and even though I can solar cook anything, I don’t really want to eat hot foods.

Anyway, I cooked the pasta and started the sauce in the blender.  About 20 minutes later my family had a lovely meal that my kids devoured.  I was so excited to blog about it and share, but it turns out I had already posted it!  Oops!

So anyway, if you get a moment, check out the avocado pasta – it rocks!

Avocado Pasta

I guess I am a glutton for punishment. Much like my ongoing banana bread tries, I am still trying to get pasta to turn out just right in the solar cooker. It’s not easy, and gluten-free  pasta has it’s own challenges. So, for dinner I tried boiling the water in the solar oven, starting to cook the noodles in it, then bringing it inside to finish. I got close to normal. It was still a bit more al dente then I prefer. I suspect I was too afraid to leave it in long enough for fear I would ruin them. I’ll try this again soon to see how close I can get!

The recipe for the sauce is good and very easy. Thanks to OhSheGlows for it!

Avocado Pasta

Spaghetti noodles for 2 people

1 avocado

1/2 lemon’s worth of juice

1 clove garlic

Pinch salt

2 tsp dried basil

2 Tbsp water

Cook enough pasta for 2 people. I used gluten-free  rice pasta.

To make the sauce, mix the remaining ingredients in the food processor till smooth.

Cover the pasta with the sauce and enjoy! This does not reheat well, so feel free to finish it all 🙂


Rating: I love the taste and the ease of the recipe! I would recommend this one!