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BLT Chickpea Pasta Salad + Creamy Avocado Sauce

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x

Description

This BLT Chickpea Pasta Salad + Creamy Avocado Sauce has all your favorite flavors and is perfect for any backyard bbq or summer picnic!


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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. chick pasta
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/4 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • handful cilantro
  • 4 medium garlic cloves
  • salt and pepper
  • 68 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half

Instructions

  1. Cook the chickpea pasta.
  2. Combine the avocados, whole milk yogurt, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, salt and pepper in a food processor.
  3. Process until smooth and combined.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the chopped kale, cooked pasta, sliced tomatoes, crumbled bacon, and avocado sauce. Save one slice of bacon to crumble on top
  5. Toss with salad utensils until it’s well coated.
  6. Top with the final slice of bacon, crumbled, and some chopped cilantro.