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Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Flavorsome pasta salad to be enjoyed over a mini picnic with friends or family.
1 pack of raw tri-color rotini pasta
Bacon, 10 slices
Mayonnaise, one cup
dry ranch salad dressing mix, 3 tablespoons
garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon
garlic pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
milk, as needed
1 large sized tomato, cut
1 can of cut black olives
shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, one cup
In a cooking pot, add slightly salted water and bring it to simmer. Add rotini pasta and stir for about 10-12 minutes at leasttill it turns slightly brown and then drain. Now arrange bacon in skillet and keep it over medium to high flame and cook till it turns sautéed evenly. Now drain it and chop it. In another large sized bowl, blend together garlic powder, mayonnaise, garlic pepper and ranch dressing mix. Add in milk till it turns smooth. Now keep cheese, black olives, tomato and bacon in the bowl and keep mixing it till the dressing is absorbed completely. Cover the mixture and let if freezer for at least an hour inside the fridge. Now pour in extra milk if you think the salad looks dry.