Avocado Basil Pasta

Cook the pasta then toss everything together for this fast dinner recipe.

Avocado Basil Pasta
SERVINGS
4
TOTAL TIME
30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 8   ounces dried bow tie and/or wagon wheel pasta
  • 2   medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coarsely chopped
  • 6   slices bacon, crisp cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • 2/3  cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2   tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1   tablespoon olive oil
  • 3   cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon salt
  • 1/2  cup finely shredded Pecorino Romano cheese
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Directions
1. 
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
2. 
Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the avocados, bacon, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt. Add the hot pasta and toss to combine. Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 4 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 491, Fat, total (g) 26, chol. (mg) 18, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 50, Monosaturated fat (g) 15, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, fiber (g) 6, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 15, vit. A (IU) 826, vit. C (mg) 12, Thiamin (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 7, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 194, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 358, Potassium (mg) 737, calcium (mg) 141, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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