Yet another successful Pinterest find! We've made this a few times now and it has always resulted in a very quiet dinner table, because everyone is too busy eating to talk. That's a big accomplishment with 4 children!
This recipe could be a side dish, but I actually like it as our main course in the summertime. The flavors are bright and it does not take a lot of time on the stove, which makes it perfect for summer.
Avocado Basil Pasta
12 oz. bow tie or wagon wheel pasta (or mix the two)
2 med. avocados, peeled, seeded and chopped
8 strips of bacon, cooked to crisp and crumbled
1/2 c. fresh chopped basil (I really just use a handful)
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
3 cloves minced garlic
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. salt
finely shredded Romano or Parmesan cheese (to taste)
1. Prepare pasta according to directions. Drain.
2. Combine remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with hot pasta. Sprinkle cheese on top or on individual servings. Serves 4-6
source: Recipe.com via Pinterest