Rockin's Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Rhonda Holtz Hill 3

This is a very flavorful pasta salad. The crisp cooked bacon really adds a nice flavor. This site has a recipe for ranch dressing powder by BEC. This turned out to be excellent, I did triple it to give me the quantity.

Modified from: Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad


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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. In a large bowl, mix mayonnaise, ranch dressing mix, garlic powder, and pepper.
  2. Stir in milk until smooth.
  3. Place rotini, bacon, tomato, black olives and cheese in bowl and toss to coat with dressing.
  4. Cover and chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator. Toss with additional milk if the salad seems a little dry.
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Great recipe and easy to tweek to accomodate whats in the pantry and refrigerator. Big hit with the family! Perfect to take along to the family picnic. If you like bacon you will love this!!!