RECIPES Whole meal penne with Avocado and Anthotiro cheese

17 JULY 2017

WHOLE MEAL PENNE WITH AVOCADO AND ANTHOTIRO CHEESE

SUMMER, EASY AND ESPECIALLY QUICK SAUCE FOR AN IMPRESSIVE PASTA DISH.

INGREDIENTS

  • 500 g whole meal penne pasta
  • 350 g mature avocado
  • 2 fresh onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 100 g strained yogurt
  • 150 g anthotiro cheese
  • 1 chili pepper finely chopped
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 2 strands of fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. of cumin
  • Olive oil, salt, pepper

 

INSTRUCTIONS

In salted water boil the pasta until they are cooked al dente.

At the same time, in a blender put half of the avocado, cilantro, garlic and onion bulb, 30 ml. of olive oil and a little water from the pasta and blend it. Check the seasoning and add some more salt according to your preferences.

Then, after draining the pasta, transfer them to a large bowl, add the yoghurt, the rest of the avocado to small pieces, the sauce, cumin and pepper, and stir until all the ingredients are mixed well.

Finally add anthotiro, chili and basil.

Serve hot or cold, depending on your preferences.

Extra Tip!

-Replace anthotiro with cream cheese.

- If you do not want any cheese, replace it with lemon zest and lemon juice.

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