Avocado Basil Pasta

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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

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Jen Geelen Recipe
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Ewa Beach, HI (pop. 203,310)
Member Since Apr 2011
Jen's notes for this recipe:
Got this recipe from BHG cookbook. I love avocado and this recipe is so simple and delicious.
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Cook pasta according to the package directions, drain.
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.


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user 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
user 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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