Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad - this delicious salad is loaded with veggies (broccoli, cherry tomatoes, sweet peas), sharp Cheddar cheese, pasta shells, and bacon! Tossed in creamy Ranch dressing.
Broccoli Bacon Salad:
4cupsbroccoli florets, blanched and chopped into smaller bites
10slicesbacon, cooked, drained of fat, and chopped
1cupcherry tomatoes, whole
1cupsharp cheddar cheese, shredded
8ozpasta shells, cooked
2tablespoonsdry Ranch mix
Broccoli Bacon Salad
In a large bowl, combined chopped blanched broccoli, chopped cooked bacon, whole cherry tomatoes, shredded sharp cheddar cheese, cooked sweet peas, cooked pasta shells.
Ranch Salad Dressing
In a medium bowl, combine mayo and milk and add 1 or 2 tablespoons of dry Ranch mix. Mix well and taste to see if you need to add more dry Ranch mix to the dressing.
Gradually add the salad dressing to the large bowl with the salad ingredients. Some people like lots of dressing on their salad, some don't - let your taste be your guide as far as how much dressing to add!
Broccoli Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 365Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Total Carbohydrates 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.