blt pasta salad

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Carolyn Dye
Cincinnati, OH

needed a new idea for a lunch special today, found this and love it.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For blt pasta salad

  • 12 oz
    corkscrew pasta
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 3
    tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 clove
    minced garlic
  • kosher salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    chopped chives
  • 5
    heads of bib lettuce
  • 12 oz
    turkey bacon

How To Make blt pasta salad

  • 1
    cook pasta in large pot of salted water as label directs. Drain and toss with the milk in large bowl, set aside.
  • 2
    mean while cook the bacon in large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp(turkey bacon is good for this.) drain dicard all but 3 tablespoons of drippings from pan. add tomatoes, thyme and garlic to pan and toss until warmed through: season with salt and pepper. crumble the bacon into bite-size pieces set aside 1/4 cut for garnish. Toss the remaining bacon and the tomato mixture with the pasta.
  • 3
    mix mayonnise, sour cream and 3 tablespoons chives with the pasta until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper. Add lettuce; toss again to coat. Garnish with the remaining 1 tablespoon chives. Serve at room temperture.
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