Chasing your dreams is hard work and it’s gonna make ya hungry. The perfect meal for those days when your tired and hungry is my quick and easy Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad. Everyone in my house loves it. It’s the perfect blend of veggies, cheese, ranch and of course, bacon.
Here’s a quick video to show you how to throw it together. Below the video are the ingredients and instructions.
Package of Bow Tie Pasta – cooked, rinsed & drained
Bacon – cooked & drained
1 C. Shredded Lettuce
1 C. Diced Bell Pepper
1 C. Shredded Cheese ( I used Colby but, you can use your favorite)
1 C. Italian Dressing
1/2 C. Ranch Dressing
In a small bowl add the Italian dressing, Ranch dressing and whisk together and set aside. Placed your cooked, drained pasta in in a large serving bowl. Add the shredded cheese, lettuce. bell pepper, bacon and dressing mixture to the pasta. Toss it until it’s mixed well.
It’s that simple. Serve it with a croissant and dinner is served! This salad is light yet filling. It’s perfect for BBQ’s, cookouts, parties or as an easy weeknight dinner.