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
245
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
19g
30%
Sugar
1g
N/A
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Protein
15g
30%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
149µg
17%
Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8.3%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
7.9%
Vitamin C
5mg
8%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.4mg
1.9%
Vitamin K
49µg
61%
Calcium
366mg
37%
Fiber
0.8g
3%
Folate (food)
39µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
39µg
10%
Iron
1mg
5.5%
Magnesium
25mg
6%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
8%
Phosphorus
265mg
38%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
242mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
9%
Sodium
598mg
25%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.3%
Zinc
1mg
8%