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Easy Bacon Pasta Salad

Prep:
10 m
Cook:
15 m
Ready in:
25 m
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 10
Fusilli pasta
1 (12 oz.) package, uncooked
Bacon
10 slices
Mayonnaise
1 cup
Dry ranch salad dressing mix
3 tbsp.
Garlic powder
¼ tsp.
Garlic pepper
¼ tsp.
Milk
½ cup, or as needed
Tomato
1, large, chopped
Black olives
1 (4.25 oz.) can, sliced
Cheddar cheese
1 cup, shredded
Feta cheese
¾ cup, crumbled
DIRECTIONS
  1. Add water to large pot, season with salt, and bring to a boil. Add fusilli and cook for about 8 minutes or until tender yet firm when biting. Drain.
  2. Add bacon to a skillet and cook over a medium-high heat until brown. Drain and chop.
  3. Combine mayonnaise, ranch dressing, garlic powder, and garlic pepper in a large bowl. Add milk and stir until the mixture is smooth.
  4. Add pasta, bacon, tomato, olives, and cheddar cheese to the bowl and toss to coat. Add feta. Cover and keep in the fridge for 1 hour to chill.
  5. If the salad seems a bit dry, toss with extra milk.

 

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