Chickpea Spinach Pasta With Creamy Avocado Dressing

Chickpea Spinach Pasta With Creamy Avocado Dressing

Chickpea Spinach Pasta With Creamy Avocado Dressing

Whether you are vegetarian or not everyone will love this Chickpea Spinach Pasta With Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe!


  • 2 cups gluten free pasta
  • 2 avocados
  • 6-8 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 4 cups spinach
  • 1 can(398 ml) chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • sea salt


  1. In a large frying pan saute onions and peppers in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Once done add chickpeas in at the end to warm them up
  2. In a blender mix avocados, sea salt, basil, parsley and olive oil. I pour the olive oil in slowly to see how much I may need to make dressing creamy
  3. Cook pasta according to directions, rinse and drain
  4. Boil spinach for a few minutes
  5. In a large bowl mix pasta, onion mixture, spinach and avocado dressing
  6. Top with chopped tomatoes

About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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  1. Vicki Gorissen says:

    Hello Shirley, I am DF, GF and SF and not by choice 🙂 Can u advise sugar replacement please.Thanking VK…

  2. Hi Vicki there is no sugar in this recipe- but in general replacing sugar it depends on the recipe, can you let me know what type of recipe you mean?

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