BLT Pasta with Avocado Dressing
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Serves: 4
This easy and simple pasta has all the flavors of the classic BLT sandwich.
  • 250g uncooked penne (or any pasta of your choice)
  • 6 slices beef/turkey bacon
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups of arugula (or any other greens)
  • ¼ cup shaved parmesan (for topping)
For the Dressing:
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 small cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  1. In a large pot, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. Cut bacon into strips and cook bacon in a non-stick skillet cook bacon until crispy. Remove bacon from pan, and set aside on a paper towel-lined plate.
  3. In a food processor, add all the ingredients for the dressing and process until smooth, if your dressing is too thick, thin it out with some milk or water. Salt the dressing well.
  4. In a large bowl, toss cherry tomatoes, arugula and penne with the dressing. Top with bacon, parmesan and more freshly cracked black pepper.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at