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Bacon Avocado Pasta

Rated as 4.87 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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47 m servings 400
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Mix basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt together in a small bowl.
  4. 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

Per Serving: 400 calories; 17.9 43.5 17.7 31 573 Full nutrition

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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!

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 r...

This ridiculously simple and delicious dish brings together a trifecta of bacon, avocado and pasta that is good hot or cold.

Loved this recipe! Definitely can use half a box of pasta instead of a whole one.

This dish is amazing!! I added lemon zest and chipotle pepper but kept everything else the same. This is a new staple dish in our house.

Delicious and so easy to make. I used Parmesan cheese instead and ate it warm. The flavor combination is fantastic and I’ll definitely be making this again

So delicious! Best dressing ever!

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.

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 chang...