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Avocado Basil Pasta

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Avocado Basil Pasta
Ingredients
  • 8  ounces  dried bow tie and/or wagon wheel pasta
  • 2  medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and coarsely chopped
  • 6  slices  bacon, crisp cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • 2/3  cup  chopped fresh basil
  • 2  tablespoons  lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon  olive oil
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  cup  finely shredded Pecorino Romano cheese
Directions

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.

Nutrition Facts (Avocado Basil Pasta)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 491,
  • Fat, total (g) 26,
  • chol. (mg) 18,
  • sat. fat (g) 6,
  • carb. (g) 50,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 15,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 6,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 15,
  • vit. A (IU) 826,
  • vit. C (mg) 12,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 7,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 194,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 358,
  • Potassium (mg) 737,
  • calcium (mg) 141,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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