Avocado Macaroni Salad

Are you looking for something different, yet healthy for lunch? Try this. You will need:

  • 1 pkg. 12 oz. elbow pasta
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 tsp. fresh thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 3/4 cup mayo.
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. thyme leaves

Boil a large pot of water. Add the pasta and cook until soft. Drain. Add the pasta to a bowl . Peel, seed, and half the avocados. Dice into edible pieces and add to pasta bowl. Meanwhile cook the bacon. Crumble bacon over pasta bowl. Add the thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir together. Make the dressing by combining the mayo., lemon juice, sugar, and thyme leaves in a food processor. Add the olive oil in a small stream. Blend well. Drizzle the dressing over the pasta and serve.

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