Pasta salad with bacon

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Pasta salad with bacon
8
Servings
20 mins
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
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Contains Gluten

Ingredients

1 (16 oz) package

Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, cooked, drained and chopped

2 cups

Broccoli Florets, blanched and cut into small bite-sized pieces

1 cup

Cherry Tomatoes, whole

1 cup

Sharp Cheddar Cheese, shredded

1 cup

Frozen Sweet Peas, blanched

1

Large Stalk of Celery, thinly sliced

1

Orange Bell Pepper, diced

12 ounces

Farfalle (Bowtie) Pasta, cooked and drained

3/4 cup

Mayonnaise (for the dressing)

2/3 cup

Buttermilk (for the dressing)

2 tablespoons

Dry Ranch Mix (for the dressing)

1 teaspoon

Dry Mustard (for the dressing)

1 tablespoon

Sriracha (for the dressing)

Salt & Pepper to taste (for the dressing)

Directions

  1. In large bowl, combine bacon, broccoli, tomatoes, cheese, peas, celery, peppers and pasta.

  2. In smaller bowl, whisk all dressing ingredients except salt and pepper. Season to taste with salt and pepper, adding more dry ranch mix if needed.

  3. Gradually add dressing to large bowl, tossing gently, until salad has desired consistency.

  4. If serving this salad the next day, keep dressing separate, refrigerate both bowls and combine just before serving to keep it crisp. Note that tomatoes tend to lose their firmness if refrigerated overnight, and the pasta will absorb some of the dressing and become soft.
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