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This Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad is so easy to make and tastes so much better than the store bought version! #pastasalad #baconranchpasta
Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

This Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad is a crowd pleaser! It's a close copy cat to the store bought box version only better! 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon ranch pasta salad, easy pasta salad, pasta salad
Servings: 9 (1/2 cup servings)
Calories: 179 kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces (225g) small shell pasta
  • cup (40g) matchstick carrots
  • cup (50g) frozen peas
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 green onions, chopped
DRESSING:
  • ½ cup (120g) mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill
  • ½ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta and matchstick carrots according to pasta package directions. Drain well and rinse under cold water until pasta cooled. 

  2. While pasta is cooking: In a large bowl combine ingredients for dressing along with peas, bacon, and green onions. When pasta is ready, add to the bowl and gently stir to combine.

  3. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Before serving stir and if it seems a little dry add a splash of milk. 

Recipe Notes
  1. Nutrition Facts: Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 179 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.6g13%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1310IU26%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.