BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

BLT Pasta Salad Recipe
Staff Writer
Taste of Home

Crisp bacon, chopped tomato and fresh greens give a packaged pasta salad mix terrific flavor.

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6
Servings
460
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6.2-ounce package pasta salad mix, such as Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad Creamy Parmesan mix
  • medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 5  Cups  torn lettuce

Directions

Prepare pasta salad mix according to package directions. Stir in tomato and bacon. Serve over lettuce.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
23g
33%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Carbohydrate, by difference
46g
35%
Protein
18g
39%
Vitamin A, RAE
8µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
120mg
12%
Choline, total
52mg
12%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
48µg
12%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
33mg
10%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
240mg
34%
Selenium, Se
32µg
58%
Sodium, Na
1028mg
69%
Water
76g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Pasta Salad Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Salad Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

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