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BLT Pasta Salad is a fabulous as a side dish or main course at a party or picnic, made with cooked pasta, bacon, vegetables and a creamy dressing. And it's ready in just 15 minutes!
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15 Minute Easy BLT Pasta Salad (With Video)

This BLT Pasta Salad is a crisp and refreshing salad with a creamy homemade dressing. Perfect on its own as a main dish or as a side salad for a backyard BBQ! And it's ready in just 15 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blt, pasta salad
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 213kcal
Author: Cindy

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups pasta farfalle, fusilli or macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 4 cups Romaine lettuce chopped
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt Greek if available
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp vinegar red wine or apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta until al dente. Meanwhile, prepare the rest of the salad.
  • In a medium-large bowl, place the tomatoes, lettuce, bacon and red onion.
  • In a small bowl, mix ranch, yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar and pepper.
  • Drain the pasta and rinse with cold water to cool down.
  • Then toss pasta with the BLT mixture and the dressing until coated. Serve and enjoy!

Video

Notes

If you want to make a vegetarian version, you can substitute in vegan bacon bits like these.

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.1mg