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Bacon, Avocado and Tomato Pasta Salad

Summer is a great time to try out new salads, and I LOVE this creamy Bacon, Avocado and Tomato Pasta Salad.  The dressing is tangy and includes dill – which makes it oh, so good.  I found the recipe on Pinterest – and you can see the blog post HERE.

You’ll need the following ingredients:

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Ingredients:

  • 12 oz. Rotini
  • 1 pkg. bacon pieces
  • 1 1/2 cup tomatoes (diced and seeded)
  • 1 avocado (the recipe called for 2, but I felt like 1 was enough)
  • 1 cup mayo
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried dill

First, cook pasta according to package directions:

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While the pasta is cooking, mix up the dressing. Add your mayo, lemon, salt, pepper, garlic powder and dill together.

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Use a whisk to mix up the ingredients – I just mix them up in the bowl I’m going to serve the salad in.

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Cut up the tomatoes (and seed them), the avocado and dump in the bacon pieces (mix).

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Once the pasta is cooked, strain and rinse with cold water until cooled – add the pasta to the rest of the ingredients, mix and enjoy.

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This was a crowd pleaser at the potluck I went to yesterday – came home with just enough to enjoy today for supper!

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