eats: Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta

 

Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta #bacon #avocado #pasta

 

Well, I never intended to do another recipe today – but I couldn’t resist, my arm has been twisted ;)  From the reaction from you guys when I posted my snippet of our dinner on FB & Twitter via Instagram last night.  Wowzers!  Y’all apparently have a love affair with avocado too :)  Well, here’s a special treat for you – back-to-back recipe posts!

And don’t forget the Pecorino Romano cheese – a definite MUST for this dish – it shouldn’t be substituted!  It’s a yummy salty cheese with a strong flavor that matches the hardwood smoked bacon and basil perfectly.

*Oh, and be sure to scroll all the way down to the end of the post, because there are some more “avocado love” recipes waiting, just for you!

And now, I shall get right down to the nitty-gritty!





Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta

serving size: 4

A delightful merriment of flavors make this dish oh-so-yummy!

Ingredients

1/2 lb of dried bow tie pasta
2 avocados, chopped
6 slices hardwood smoked bacon, cooked & chopped
2/3 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
5 to 6 grinds of coarse black pepper
2 to 3 grinds of coarse sea salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup finely ground Pecorino Romano cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.
  2. While pasta is cooking - In a large bowl, combine avocados, bacon, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, & salt. Stir to combine mixture.
  3. Add hot pasta to mixture and toss thoroughly to combine.
  4. Transfer pasta mixture to 4 serving bowls and lightly sprinkle each with Pecorino Romano cheese.

Notes

Adapted from Recipe.com

http://www.mamamiss.com/2013/06/05/eats-bacon-basil-avocado-pasta/

Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta #bacon #avocado #pasta

Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta #bacon #avocado #pasta

Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta #bacon #avocado #pasta

Bacon Basil Avocado Pasta #bacon #avocado #pasta

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