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Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

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The savory, creamy flavor of these ingredients combine to make a delicious pasta meal ready in less than 20 minutes. A great weeknight dinner to please the whole family, you will love Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta!

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

Pasta is one of those meals I turn to on nights I’m in a hurry. Comfort food, for sure.

It is a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table, and allow family time which is important.

The easy ingredients help make this possible, in this fantastic Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta!

*Whew* That’s a mouthful. But you’ll be reaching for more mouthfuls after one bite! 

We chose this delicious pasta dish because it is a quick and super simple pasta.

I also truly love how pretty this Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta looks. It’s gorgeous and looks so festive.

We love ziti, so it was an easy choice for the pasta. Plus Ziti is perfect hot or cold! 

And it’s perfect for holidays or summer BBQ’s or anytime you are looking for a fantastic recipe.

While we serve this hot pasta, we have served it as a cold pasta salad and it’s also pretty darn good.

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

It combines three of my favorite things in one easy dish.

This is the perfect ending to a long and busy day.

This was our wonderful dinner on one of the chillier evenings we had last week. And it was perfect.

Comforting and easy and delicious!

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

It’s perfect when I want a good dinner for my family, and extra time to spend with them, but really don’t have a lot of time.

Isn’t that what mealtime is usually all about?

A simple, yet flavorful light summery pasta for any night of the week!

What will you add?

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

 

I would love to hear more about what YOUR favorite simple meal idea is, when you don’t have a lot of time.

Please share in the comments below!

How to Make Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes

The savory, creamy flavor of these ingredients combine to make a delicious pasta meal ready in less than 20 minutes. A great weeknight dinner to please the whole family, you will love Creamy Shrimp Avocado Bacon Ziti Pasta!

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cooked ziti
  • 8-10 oz. of frozen cooked shrimp (more or less as desired)
  • 6 strips of bacon, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic,minced
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 16 oz. homemade or store-bought Alfredo sauce (to make life easy, we usually just buy Ragu!)

Instructions

  1. Boil your pasta according to package directions, if you haven't already. Drain and set aside.
  2. Thaw the frozen shrimp by placing in a strainer and running cold water over them. Drain shrimp thoroughly on paper towels. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook up the cut up bacon. While the bacon is still soft and cooking but when it is nearing doneness, toss in the shrimp, garlic and onion. Saute with the bacon. About 2-5 minutes.
  4. In a large serving bowl, pour in the drained pasta.
  5. Toss in the bacon, garlic and shrimp.
  6. Add your Alfredo sauce. Mix until everything is coated.
  7. Just before ready to serve, add chopped avocado and lightly toss. Serve hot.

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Rachel Shimon

Thursday 25th of April 2019

I made this for dinner tonight. Absolutely delicious! The avocado lends a rich, creamy flavor without adding a lot of fat.

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