Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad is a perfect classic summer salad with bold flavors and compliments almost every meal as a side dish.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad, pasta salad
Author: Salty Side Dish
1package8 oz, rotini pasta
1packet1 oz, dry ranch dressing
10slicesbacon, cooked and chopped
1pintgrape tomatoes, halved
1can3.8 oz, black olives, drained
1cupshredded cheddar cheese
Boil a large saucepan of water. Add pasta and cook until done, about 9-11 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
In a large mixing bowl, add mayonnaise, milk and dressing. Mix well. Stir in tomatoes, olives, bacon and cheese and mix well. Add pasta and mix to evenly coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least four hours or overnight until ready to serve.