Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Julie Prior


393 Calories Per Serving
22 Carbs Per Serving
22.9 Fat Per Serving
23.1 Protein Per Serving


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 box
    rotini pasta
  • 1/2 c
    ranch dressing
  • 1 lb
  • 1/2 lb
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ·
    crispy fried onions

How to Make Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad


  1. In a large stock pot, boil the pasta per box directions and strain after cooking.
  2. While the pasta is boiling, cook the bacon. Allow it to cool and then cut into bits.
  3. After you have drained the pasta, rinse it with cold water to bring the temperature down. Make sure it's not warm at all or things will get very mushy.
  4. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Combine all the ingredients, but leave some cheese and bacon for garnish.
  5. When ready to serve, top with additional bacon bits, cheese and crispy fried onions.

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About Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #bacon, #pasta

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