There are few things as satisfying as a hearty bowl of pasta. Most heavy pasta dishes might leave you feeling a little guilty and over indulged but this is one fresh, light and low-calorie option that will leave your belly full and your waistline intact. If you’re looking for a light and summery lunch option, this guacamole-inspired dish can also be served cold. Using wholemeal linguine will add a health kick to your plate while the avocado is full of lovely, healthy fats. This is the perfect dish to whip up for a light, healthy and scrumptious lunch!
115g wholemeal linguine
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 avocado peeled, and chopped
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
½ pack fresh coriander, chopped
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)
1. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions – about 10 mins.
2. Meanwhile, put the lime juice and zest in a medium bowl with the avocado, tomatoes, coriander, onion and chilli, if using, and mix well.
3. Drain the pasta, toss into the bowl and mix well. Serve straight away while still warm, or cold.