Zesty BLT Pasta Salad

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

I love BLT Pasta salad. I was buying from the del for $8.00 a quart. I thought I would create my own BLT Pasta salad. My family enjoyed it very much. We all had 2nd's and 3rd's. It is a great side dish to serve along with Bbq chicken, steak, ribs, and burgers. Enjoy all!

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
box of bow tie pasta ( farfalle)
1 lb
thick cut bacon. do not substitute.
1
head romaine lettuce hearts
3/4 c
finely chopped red onion
1 pt
grape tomatoes quartered

DRESSING

1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
3/4 tsp
chili powder
3/4 tsp
onion powder
1/2 tsp
garlic salt
2 clove
garlic
2 1/2 tsp
sugar
salt and black pepper to taste
1 1/4 c
mayonaise ( not miracle whip)
1 tsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp
milk

Step-By-Step

1Cook bacon just until done and set aside. While the bacon is cooking. Prepare your pasta per the directions on the box. Drain pasta.
2place all of the ingredients for the dressing in a food processor. Process until smooth and creamy.
3once your bacon is cooled. Place bacon in food processor and pulse until bacon becomes tiny bits. Do not pulverize.
4finely chop your onion. quarter your grape tomatoes. chop the Romaine lettuce into small pieces. About 1/2 inch pieces.
5Blend the pasta with the dressing in a large bowl. Add in the tomatoes, lettuce bacon and onion. Toss to combine . chill for about two hours, or longer. Salt-and-pepper to taste. You may add additional mayonnaise to your liking. Serve and enjoy!

About this Recipe

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