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Your Family Will Love This Easy School Night Dinner

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The perfect family dinners come together in a snap and feature fresh, flavorful ingredients everyone will relish. We partnered with Passion For Pasta to share a mouthwatering, nutritious, and incredibly simple recipe that your family will enjoy for years to come.

Preparing a family dinner that even the pickiest eaters in your household will adore is an ambitious undertaking. However, the key to creating a dish that kids and parents can agree on is a union of sophisticated flavors with kid-friendly elements. This flavorful and vegetable-packed recipe made with pasta is something your family can prepare together and savor. Read on for the tasty recipe that will encourage your family to linger over dinner.

Avocado and Cherry Tomato Pasta

Original Recipe

Your Family Will Love This Easy School Night Dinner


  1. 1 box penne pasta
    2 avocados
    Zest of 1 lemon
    Juice of 1 lemon
    Juice of 1 lime
    2 cloves of garlic, peeled
    1 bunch of basil
    Cherry tomatoes, halved
    Salt and pepper to taste


1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. While pasta cooks, add avocado, lemon juice, lime juice, garlic, 1/2 cup fresh basil, salt, and pepper to a food processor. Blend until smooth.
3. Once pasta is cooked, drain and combine with avocado sauce. Add 1/4 cup fresh basil and cherry tomatoes and stir to combine.
4. Garnish with zest from 1/2 lemon and serve warm or cold.