1 6.2-ounce package pasta salad mix, such as Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad Creamy Parmesan mix
1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
5 Cups torn lettuce
Prepare pasta salad mix according to package directions. Stir in tomato and bacon. Serve over lettuce.
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.