BLT Pasta Salad

Try this delicious cold pasta dish on a hot summer day

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This recipe is courtesy of The Daily Meal Staff

6
Servings
345
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 Cups bow tie pasta
  • 6 Cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 4 cooked and crumbled bacon strips
  • 1/2 Cup ranch dressing
  • 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain

In a large bowl, combine the bacon, lettuce, tomato, and pasta. Add the ranch dressing and barbecue sauce. Toss to coat the pasta. Season with salt and pepper.

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
17g
27%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Protein
9g
18%
Carbs
38g
13%
Vitamin A
219µg
24%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2.2%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.7%
Vitamin C
5mg
8%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
3.9%
Vitamin K
76µg
95%
Calcium
36mg
4%
Fiber
3g
11%
Folate (food)
76µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
76µg
19%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
36mg
9%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
167mg
24%
Polyunsaturated
7g
N/A
Potassium
326mg
9%
Sodium
358mg
15%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.2%
Trans
0.1g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
7%

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