Bread & Butter Pickle Pasta Salad

Lynn Socko

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@lynnsocko

The sauce is the juice from the pickles. This brand of Zesty Bread & Butter pickles taste like a lightly sweet, mildly hot "chow chow", totally addicting, and this is coming from a person that would not eat pickles until I tasted Uncle Gary's. His products have a unique flavor that is just incredible. Any zesty bread and butter pickle will do, but make sure you like the product before you add it to the pasta.


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Serves:

6-8 servings

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
box dried pasta
1 c
zesty bread & butter pickles and juice
4-6 slice
bacon
1/2 pt
cherry tomatoes
2 tsp
finely chopped sweet onion
black pepper and salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

2
Cook bacon, cool, and crumble.
Dice onion.
3
Cut cherry tomatoes in half and cook in olive oil or bacon fat till caramelized. Cook cut size down.
4
Boil pasta to al dente per box directions. Drain and set aside.
5
Meanwhile, place 1 c, maybe just a hair more of your Uncle Gary's Gourmet Zesty Bread & Butter pickles (or your favorite brand) in the food processor and pulse a few times just to chop things up a little.
NOTE: These pickles taste like "Chow chow" with a little kick of heat.
6
Pour chopped pickles and juice over pasta. Stir well to cover all pasta. Add crumbled bacon, caramelized tomatoes, and diced onion.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy