Avocado and Parma Ham Pasta
250g Pasta of your choice
6 slices good quality smoked bacon
2 avocado, peeled and sliced
3 Tomatoes, seeds removed, sliced
small bunch Basil, finely chopped
small bunch flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
Parmesan cheese shavings
For the Dressing:
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp wholegrain mustard
1 shallot, finely chopped
90ml olive oil
Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling, salted water according to packet instructions and drain. While the pasta is cooking, preheat a griddle pan and fry the bacon until crisp.
For the Dressing: Whisk the vinegar and mustard with the shallot and gradually add the oil, whisking all the time.
Toss the avocado, bacon, tomato, basil and parsley together and add to the warm pasta. Pour over the dressing and serve straight away, topped with Parmesan shavings.