Avocado and Bacon Macaroni Salad

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    A simple and easy to make macaroni salad loaded with fresh avocado and apple wood smoked bacon tossed in a lemon-thyme dressing – the best macaroni salad we’ve made so far!

    This recipe can easily be considered as a main dish because of its nutritious values.

    We experimented by adding additional spices and the result wasn’t bad, but in the end, thyme, salt and pepper is all you need alongside lemon zest.


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    Loaded with fresh avocado and applewood smoked bacon tossed in a lemon-thyme dressing!
    Avocado and Bacon Macaroni Salad
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    Loaded with fresh avocado and applewood smoked bacon tossed in a lemon-thyme dressing!
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    4servings 10minutes 10minutes
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    4servings 10minutes
    Cook Time
    10minutes
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    Instructions
    1. To make the dressing, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar and thyme, season with salt and pepper and add some the olive oil. You can whisk it yourself or use the food processor. Important thing is to get the right consistency.
    2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions, drain excess water.
    3. Heat a large pan over medium high heat. Add bacon and cook until brown and crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
    4. In a separate bowl, combine pasta, bacon, avocado, lemon-thyme dressing, salt and pepper to taste.
    5. Serve warm, garnished with thyme.
    6. ENJOY!!!

    RECIPE NOTES & TIPS:

    For this recipe use your favorite type of paste, we recommend fusilli, "elbow" or penne

    There is no Nutrition Label for this recipe yet.
    Gavin Carraway, joined Clever Chef very early and now he is our leading recipe creator. Gavin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts. He’s the prime suspect of our team‘s interest in recipes which includes Slow cooker, Multi cooker and Instant pot. Like his laid back personality, he’s a pure talent for slow cooking but also for making cocktails, esspecially after his favorite way of relaxing after work, long swimming sessions. He always cooks for our team and if you‘re eager for delicious food, be sure to follow his recipes.

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