BLT pasta salad with avocado dressing
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • *for the dressing*
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice of ½ lemon {2-3 tbsp}
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • *for the salad*
  • 1 box {1 lb} farfalle pasta
  • 2 avocados, diced
  • 4-5 small tomatoes, diced {about 2 cups}
  • 2-3 cups chopped butter lettuce or romaine lettuce
  • 1 lb sliced bacon, cut into small pieces
Instructions
  1. First, make the dressing. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a food processor, and blend until smooth and creamy. You can add a little more milk to make it thinner if you wish.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions, then drain well and pour into a large bowl. Toss with the dressing.
  3. Cook the bacon to desired crispiness, drain on a paper towel, and add to the pasta. Mix in the lettuce, tomato, and avocado. Add more salt and pepper to taste if needed, and enjoy!
  4. *NOTE* If making the pasta salad ahead of time or saving leftovers, mix in the lettuce right before serving or it will wilt and become soggy.
Recipe by The Baking Fairy at https://www.thebakingfairy.net/2016/04/blt-pasta-salad-avocado-dressing/