Hot Bacon and Pasta Salad

Linda Griffith


This is a very good recipe, especially for the busy woman. It's delicious. This is one that I received from another source and couldn't wait to try, and I certainly enjoyed it, so I wanted to share with my JAP friends.

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 servings
10 Min
25 Min


1 box
betty crocker, suddenly salad classic salad mix
4 slice
bacon cut into 1 inch pieces
1/4 c
onion, sliced
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
olive oil or vegetable oil
1/4 tsp
dijon mustard
4 c
baby spinach
1 medium
pear, cut into bite-size pieces
1 c
blue cheese, crumbled
8 or 10
pepperoncini peppers, whole


1Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon and onion, stirring occasionally, until bacon is crisp. Transfer bacon and onion to large bowl with slotted spoon, reserving bacon drippings. Stir Seasoning mix from packet, vinegar, brown sugar, oil and mustard into drippings.
In large bowl, toss bacon and onion mixture, spinach, peppers, pear and dressing until mixed; stir in cooked pasta. Sprinkle cheese over top of salad. Serve warm.

About Hot Bacon and Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pork, Salads