4.6 oz Box Pasta (Olive oil and Italian herb linguini) 1 Ripe avocado (mashed or chopped) 1/2 cup Cherry tomatoes (halved) 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons Parmesan Cheese (freshly grated) 2 tablespoons Coarse ground breadcrumbs (toasted)
Cook the Pasta according to the Directions on the Box.
With 2 Minutes remaining in the cook time according to the directions on the box, add in the ripe avocado and the cherry tomato halves (stirring occasionally for the 2 minutes).
Once the pasta has cooked for those final two minutes with the avocado and the cherry tomatoes allow the pasta to stand for 3-5 minutes (following the directions on the box) then toss and serve evenly onto two plates.
Garnish each plate with 1 Tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese, 1/4 tsp of red pepper flakes and 1 Tbsp of toasted breadcrumbs.
For an added touch, add a few slices of fresh avocado and even a poached egg to enhance the dish.
Chef Hack: To make quick breadcrumbs with your favorite bread, simply place a single slice of your chosen bread on a microwave safe plate and microwave in 30 second intervals for roughly 2 minutes or until the bread is toasted and crunchy. Break the microwave / toasted bread with your fingers to create coarse breadcrumbs then store in an airtight, food safe container until ready to use.
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