Avocado Basil Pasta

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


Avocado Basil Pasta

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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
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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