Who Needs Pasta With a Kelp Noodle Dish This Good?

Last Update: September 28, 2022

 Creamy avocados, basil, and spinach create a create light, summery sauce for gluten-free kelp noodles. Bonus—it comes together in just 5 minutes!

Kelp Noodles with Avocado Cream Sauce

Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

Cream Sauce

2 firm avocados
1/2 cup basil
1/2 cup baby spinach
3 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 
Salt and pepper, to taste
Scant 1/4 cup olive oil
1 package kelp noodles, rinsed and drained
1 cup baby arugula
1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved


In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment, place the avocados, basil, spinach, garlic, lemon juice, and nutritional yeast. Process to blend and season with salt and pepper. With the food processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.

Toss the kelp noodles with the sauce, arugula, and top with cherry tomatoes. Serve at room temperature.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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