Jen Geelen Recipe

Avocado Basil Pasta

By Jen Geelen jenji79


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
4
Prep Time:

Jen's Story

Got this recipe from BHG cookbook. I love avocado and this recipe is so simple and delicious.

Ingredients

8 oz
bow-tie pasta, uncooked
2 medium
avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coursley chopped
6 slice
bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled
2/3 c
chopped fresh basil
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
olive oil
3 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/8 tsp
salt
1/2 c
finely shredded pecorino romano cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook pasta according to the package directions, drain.
2
In a large bowl mix avocado, bacon, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt. Add hot pasta and toss to combine. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Salads, Pasta
Collection: Bring on the Bacon!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #avocado

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2 Comments

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Jen Geelen jenji79
Jul 12, 2012
I wouldn't save for more than a day. I had a little left over and the avocados were starting to brown the next day.
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Helen Miller tia01
Jul 12, 2012
Sounds wonderful, will the lemon juice keep the avocado from turning dark or do you have to eat this immediately after preparing....thanks for the recipe