Thursday, September 27, 2012

Avacado Basil Pasta

  • 8  ounces
    dried bow tie and/or wagon wheel pasta
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  • 2  medium
    avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coarsely chopped
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  • 6  slices
    bacon, crisp cooked, drained, and crumbled
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  • 2/3  cup
    chopped fresh basil
  • 2  tablespoons
    lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon
    olive oil
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  • 3  cloves
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon
    ground black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon
  • 1/2  cup
    finely shredded Pecorino Romano cheese

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.

**My family loved it! I only had one Avocado so I added a Pepper. I also added an Onion, Cooking Wine, and Shallets along with some additional spices and Parmesan Cheese.

***Found the recipe through Pinterest, but here's the direct link:

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