Zesty BLT Pasta Salad

6
Nor A.M

By
@Adashofloverecipepage

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!

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Zesty BLT Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon just until done and set aside. While the bacon is cooking. Prepare your pasta per the directions on the box. Drain pasta.
  2. place all of the ingredients for the dressing in a food processor. Process until smooth and creamy.
  3. once your bacon is cooled. Place bacon in food processor and pulse until bacon becomes tiny bits. Do not pulverize.
  4. finely chop your onion. quarter your grape tomatoes. chop the Romaine lettuce into small pieces. About 1/2 inch pieces.
  5. Blend 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!

Printable Recipe Card

About Zesty BLT Pasta Salad

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




Show 11 Comments & Reviews

15 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

15 Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Besides being super simple to throw together, the great thing about pasta salad is you can customize it based on your favorite flavors. We've found 15 flavorful pasta salad recipes...

Elevate The Pasta Salad At Your Next Cookout Recipe

Elevate the Pasta Salad at Your Next Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Cookout season is in full effect! My husband and I were looking at the calendar and realized we have a cookout nearly every weekend for the next few weeks. One...

12 Outstanding Orzo Recipes

12 Outstanding Orzo Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You know those days where you’re just craving pasta but don’t want to cheat on your diet? Orzo is your answer because it’s a healthier pasta option! And it’s good...