Shrimp Avocado Pasta Salad

Shrimp Avocado Pasta Salad


  • 1 (16 oz) pkg uncooked penne pasta
  • ¼ lb bacon
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 2 avocados – peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups shredded lettuce



  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Place pasta in the pot, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente, and drain. Rinse under cold running water to cool.
  1. Place bacon in a skillet over medium high heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain and crumble.
  2. In a large bowl, gently toss together the pasta, bacon, shrimp, avocados, Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, tomatoes, and red pepper. Serve over lettuce.
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