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Cooking with Chef Lucy – Avocado Cream Pasta

Top Mealz Chef Lucy shows how to make a different kind of pasta using simple ingredients

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Chef Lucy with Top Mealz presents how to make Avocado Cream Pasta, a healthy alternative side dish or meal if you would like to add protein.


  • 7 oz pasta of your choice
  • 1 small avocado or around 1/2 large avocado
  • 1 cup basil leaves loosely packed
  • 1/2 lemon juice and zest
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 1/1 cup Cilantro
  • 1 Cup Half & Half 


  1. Cook your pasta according to the package instructions ​
  2. When draining the pasta, keep around 1 cup of the pasta water to one side.​
  3. To prepare the green sauce, add all the ingredients to a blender and blend into a smooth sauce. ​
  4. Give the sauce a taste, increase the seasonings/lemon if preferred, and then combine with the pasta, mix well, and serve!​
  5. Optionally, top with a little parmesan​
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