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Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and ParmesanRecipe Card

Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and Parmesan
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside, reserving ½ cup of the pasta water and the pot that was used to cook the pasta.
2While the pasta is cooking, place the the bacon in a cold pan, then place over medium heat.
3Cook until almost crisp, then add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon and garlic to the pot that was used to cook the pasta along with the avocados, parsley, lime zest and juice, Parmesan, the reserved pasta water, salt, and pepper.
4Reduce the heat to medium-low and gently cook the pasta until all of the ingredients are warmed through, then serve.

Pasta with Avocados, Bacon and Parmesan
Recipe Card - ingredients

8 ounces dried bow tie pasta
6 slices bacon, cut crosswise into ½-inch thick slices
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled, and sliced crosswise
⅔ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
½ cup shredded Parmesan
salt and pepper to taste