BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad turns a classically perfect flavor combo into a fun summer dish that everyone will rave about! Crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato, and rotini pasta are tossed in a creamy homemade dressing to create a flavor combo that you will not be able to get enough of.

This easy pasta salad recipe is great for any cookout or even as a lunch or light summer meal! Using homemade dressing makes this recipe next level!

 

10 slices bacon cooked and diced, grease reserved
12 oz pasta cooked and cooled
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup ranch dressing homemade ranch is best
1 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
1/2 avocado diced
1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
1/3 cup red onion diced
1 cup romaine lettuce
fresh parsley for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Whisk together mayonnaise, ranch dressing and 1 tablespoon bacon grease (optional).
  2. In a large bowl assemble the pasta, tomatoes, avocado, cheese, red onion, lettuce and bacon.
  3. Pour the dressing over and toss to combine.
  4. Garnish with parsley and serve.

My friend’s wife made this recipe a couple of nights ago and it was phenomenal.

Author: Chris Blackwood

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