BLT Pasta Salad


Yep all the ingredients are here--bacon, lettuce, tomato, and a few more goodies like a creamy dressing and noodles. Make this bowtie pasta salad recipe for your next picnic or potluck to win the "best side dish" award.

BLT Pasta Salad
Photo: Matthew Clark
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 12 ounce bowtie pasta (farfalle)

  • 1 romaine heart, thinly sliced

  • 1 1 pound package bacon, crisp cooked and coarsely crumbled

  • 2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved

  • 1 small red onion, quartered and thinly sliced

  • ¾ cup ranch salad dressing

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • 2 tablespoon milk

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Salt

  • Black pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  2. In a large bowl toss together the cooked pasta, lettuce, bacon, tomatoes, and onion.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together ranch dressing, mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, lemon juice, and garlic powder. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing mixture over pasta mixture and toss to combine.

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