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Bacon Avocado Pasta

Rated as 5 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 cals
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 g fat; 43.5 g carbohydrates; 17.7 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 573 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I’m rating based on my changes because I had to make changes due to what I had on hand. I used Small shell pasta. I had pre-cooked real bacon bits instead of cooking bacon and I didn’t have fres...

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