Summer is over, but we still cannot get over this bacon ranch pasta salad. It has been my family’s favorite and excellent for summer barbecues. This salad never fails to impress everyone. I always bring this to potlucks, picnics, or any gatherings. Tender pasta clothed in creamy ranch dressing with bacon and loads of other goodies.
Say goodbye to boring pasta and make this scrumptious, easy-to-make bacon ranch pasta salad. Out of this world delicious and bursting with delightful flavors! This salad is a must and a keeper!
Light and flavorful – this bacon ranch pasta salad is the perfect salad not only for summer but all year round! I have tried different salad recipes before, but this recipe always stands out. It is made with just a few basic ingredients combined to make this amazing pasta salad! If you need a quick and easy side dish, you have to give this bacon ranch pasta salad a try. This is crazy good, even your pickiest eaters will love this pasta salad!
2 c. Frozen Peas
1/2 c. Cheddar & Mozzarella Cheese (Shredded)
1 c. Mayonnaise
2 Green Onions (Sliced)
8 ounces Pasta Mini Shells
2 tablespoons Ranch Seasoning
6 strips of Bacon (Chopped into small pieces)
How to make Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Step 1: Following the package directions, cook the pasta in a medium saucepan with salted boiling water until al dente. Drain the pasta when done and rinse with cold water. Then, place the cooked pasta in the fridge for about 10 to 15 minutes.
Step 2: Place the pasta in a large bowl along with the peas, green onion, cheese, mayonnaise, ranch seasoning, and bacon. Toss well to evenly coat the pasta.
Step 3: Chill the salad before serving.
Step 4: When ready to serve, top the salad with more bacon and cheese. Enjoy!