Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad with a Kick

Denise Miles


I was looking for a cold pasta salad recipe, but if you know anything about me, you'll see that I spice or change up ingredients from time to time. Juicy chicken,salty bacon, and luscious tomato pasta salad. I made up Uncle Dan's Dressing. You could use any flavor of Hidden Valley dressing, maybe even Sriracha if you enjoy things spicy. We prefer adding several dashes of cayenne. That's just us though. Hope you enjoy this salad


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    chicken -cooked
  • 8 slice
    bacon, cooked and crubled big
  • 3-4 medium
    green onions-chopped
  • 1 c
    roma tomatoes-diced
  • 1 lb
    penne rigata pasta
  • 1-1/2 c
    ranch dressing

How to Make Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad with a Kick


  1. Cook Pasta Al dente'. Drain and Rinse. Set aside. Add in a touch of olive oil if noodle stick together. Stir and refrigerate.
  2. Cook bacon and chicken. You could use rotisserie chicken breast also.
  3. Chop tomato and green onion. Meanwhile, mix up dressing, Add several dashes of Cayenne. Pour dressing over pasta Retrieve pasta bowl. Add in all ingredients. Toss to coat thoroughly. Serve and enjoy!
  4. Ps.You could add a bit of crunch by adding Slivered almonds if you wish.

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About Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad with a Kick

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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