Bacon Avocado Pasta Recipe

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Jacqueline Lewis Modified: March 23, 2022
Bacon Avocado Pasta Recipe

How To Make Bacon Avocado Pasta

This bacon avocado pasta is a creamy and savory dish that’s balanced out perfectly by its basil-lemon dressing. It’ll surely be a hit at your next meal!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 27 minutes
Total: 47 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8ozbow-tie pasta
  • 6slicesbacon
  • cupchopped basil
  • 3tbsplemon juice
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 3clovesgarlicminced
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • tspsalt
  • 2pcsavocadoschopped
  • ½cupRomano cheesegrated

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.

  2. Add pasta and cook for about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is tender yet firm to the bite. Drain.

  3. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally until evenly browned.

  4. Drain on paper towels and crumble into small pieces.

  5. Mix basil, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt together in a small bowl.

  6. Combine bacon pieces and avocado in a large bowl. Stir in basil mixture.

  7. Add pasta and toss to combine.

  8. Sprinkle Romano cheese on top before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 683.22kcal
  • Fat: 44.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.84g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 23.75g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.80g
  • Fiber: 8.73g
  • Sugar: 3.06g
  • Protein: 20.46g
  • Cholesterol: 45.87mg
  • Sodium: 562.26mg
  • Calcium: 214.26mg
  • Potassium: 748.77mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 38.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.90mg
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