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Mexican Avocado Linguine

Mexican Avocado Linguine
Mexican Avocado Linguine

Mexican Avocado Linguine

Mexican Linquine is a thing?!?! Yes and it's wonderful. A lower-carb version of a classic treat.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican, Profile

Ingredients
  

  • 1 package Profile Linguine
  • 2 avocados halved and pitted
  • Lemon juice from 1 lemon freshly squeezed
  • Lime juice from 1 lime freshly squeezed
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and thinly minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • ½ red onion finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh cilantro roughly torn

Instructions
 

  • Take halved and pitted avocados, brush with olive oil and cook on the oven rack at medium heat, face down and with the peels still on.
  • Remove once they are nicely charred and softened and set aside.
  • In a food processor, add lemon and lime juice, cilantro, salt, cayenne pepper and garlic clove.
  • Add in the cooled avocado, scooped out of their peels with a spoon. Puree the mixture while slowly drizzling in olive oil. Add more salt and lemon/lime juice to taste.
  • Meanwhile, in small sauce pan over medium heat, saute the red onion and one of the minced cloves of garlic with a small amount of olive oil. once onion and garlic are soft, mix in black beans.
  • Cook Profile Linguine according to package directions.
  • Transfer the linguine with tongs to a bowl and add the avocado mixture.
  • Gently toss the pasta in the mixture.
  • Serve with the beans and onions placed on top with extra cilantro.

Notes

Profile Exchange per serving: 4oz. very lean protein, 1 ½ starch, 2 fats
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