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Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

Some pasta salads are served as a side dish while others are served as a meal. I am a big fan of pasta salads because the possibilities are endless.

Yesterday I made some Avocado Bacon Pasta that I will be making again soon.

Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

I used some Fusilli pasta that I found at the store but you can use Rotini or Bowtie to make this same dish. What I love about this pasta salad is that I make a creamy avocado dressing to go along with it.

This pasta salad has diced avocado, diced cherry tomatoes, olives and BACON! The flavor combo is delicious.

Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

Then with the avocado dressing it is sure to be a hit…

Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

For those that want to give it a try, here is the recipe for this yummy avocado bacon pasta salad.

Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

Avocado Bacon Pasta Salad

Ingredients

  • 8oz Fusilli or Rotini pasta
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes (diced)
  • 6 pieces of crispy bacon (crumbled)
  • 2.25 oz can chopped olives
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • lime juice
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. In a blender add 1 avocado, 1 tbs lime juice, cumin, garlic powder, heavy cream, milk and salt and pepper to taste. Blend unto smooth.
  2. Cook pasta according to directions. Once done drain pasta and run water over it to make the pasta cold.
  3. Combine pasta and dressing in a bowl and lightly toss to mix.
  4. For best results keep pasta in refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.
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About Stefani Tolson

The author of This Mom Can Cook and the owner of many other websites & blogs for moms. Stefani Tolson is a multi-tasking mom of 4 from the Sacramento area, PR friendly, a freelance writer, web designer, cook & more!

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