Avocado Pasta Salad with Bacon

Servings: 6
Prep time: 20 minutes


  • 8 ounces medium pasta shells
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions


  • 1/2 large avocado
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar


  1. Cook the pasta al dente, according to the instructions on the package. Once the pasta is done cooking, drain it and rinse with cold water.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, place the bacon, chopped tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions in a large bowl. Mix to combine.
  3. In a blender, combine the ingredients for the dressing. Blend until smooth.
  4. Add the pasta, along with the dressing to the bowl and mix all the ingredients until combined.
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About Colombia Avocado Board

The mission of CAB is to build the tools to work in sync with the Hass Avocado Board to cultivate consumers in the United States by aligning growers, exporters, and importers together under one cohesive marketing effort focused on Colombian avocados.  The CAB was created in late 2020 and operates under the authorization of the Hass Avocado Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 2000 (7 U.S.C. 7801-7813).  For more information or a full list of the Board of Directors and committee assignments, please email [email protected].