Delicious bacon and avocado with a basil lemon dressing make this pasta amazing. I serve it as a hot pasta dish but it can also be served cold like a pasta salad.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
27 mins
total:
47 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain.

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  • Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain on paper towels; crumble into small pieces.

  • Mix basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt together in a small bowl.

  • Combine bacon pieces and avocado in a large bowl. Stir in basil mixture. Add pasta; toss to combine. Sprinkle Romano cheese on top.

Nutrition Facts

400 calories; protein 17.7g 35% DV; carbohydrates 43.5g 14% DV; fat 17.9g 28% DV; cholesterol 30.6mg 10% DV; sodium 572.6mg 23% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (14)

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Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2018
Loved this!..........and my husband raved about it. I made it with turkey bacon in place of regular bacon. Made it for the two of us and certainly will be making again for a festive crowd! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 3
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Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2018
Loved this!..........and my husband raved about it. I made it with turkey bacon in place of regular bacon. Made it for the two of us and certainly will be making again for a festive crowd! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/20/2016
This ridiculously simple and delicious dish brings together a trifecta of bacon avocado and pasta that is good hot or cold. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2018
Easy and delicious! I used shredded Parmesan instead of Romano cheese... The avocado adds a delightful creamy texture and the taste pairs perfectly with the fresh basil and lemon juice. A very refreshing summer salad! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/17/2018
This is a fantastic recipe. Don t change a thing! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
01/07/2020
made it exactly as the recipe called for Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/22/2019
This was a bright and fresh change. I made it hot but since the one review said it was good cold as a salad I ate the leftovers the next afternoon and really like it better as a salad. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/12/2019
I made this and added a little half and half put it in the blender and made a pesto out of it... delicious! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/16/2019
I was given this recipe from a friend. It is absolutely amazing. Perfect for a warm weather dinner or even brought out as a pasta salad. My husband said there s not a single thing he would change. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/06/2020
I loved it. My picky 6 & 7 year old girls thought the garlic was too spicy. Read More