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    Chef Buggsy Mate's Note:

    This is the only pasta salad my husband will eat. The dressing though similar to other BLT salads on the site has one major difference and it really adds a wonderful zip to the salad. When ever I serve this salad several people go home with the recipe.

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    Serves: 6-8



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    1. 1
      Fry bacon until crisp, place on paper toweling to drain.
    2. 2
      Cook pasta following package directions.
    3. 3
      While pasta is cooking crumble bacon, chop tomatoes, and green onion.
    4. 4
      Drain pasta and run under cold water.
    5. 5
      Add pasta, tomatoes, bacon, and green onion to a large bowl and stir to combine.
    6. 6
      Place all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
    7. 7
      Pour dressing over pasta and stir until thoroughly combined.
    8. 8
      Shred lettuce just before serving. Add it to the salad; giving it one last good stir.
    9. 9

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 06, 2011


      I needed something for our Post-Holidays Holiday Potluck at work and this fit the bill perfectly. I made 1.5 times the recipe (which was a ton!) and used pre-cooked bacon (2.3 oz pkg) and pre-shredded lettuce (10 oz) to save time. The only change I made was to cut back the mayo just a little bit (used 1 cup instead of 1 1/8 cup). Many of my co-workers told me how good it was. Thanks for helping me preserve my standing among them as a great cook! :) - Jan 6, 2010. UPDATE: I made this again for this year's potluck and only made one recipe (instead of 1.5) and it was plenty. I again used pre-cooked bacon (8 slices) and an 8 oz pkg of lettuce. I still cut back the mayo a Tbsp or two. The only thing I did different this time was using homemade bbq sauce - Easy BBQ Sauce. Got rave reviews again! Thanks again for sharing! :)

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    • on January 09, 2013


      A great salad that really does taste like a BLT but with pasta instead of bread. I couldn't bring myself to make the full amount of dressing because I thought it would make the dish too wet. So I cut back both the mayo and bbq sauce by just over a third. The end result was perfect. Five of us enjoyed it for lunch, and I'll be making it often. Thanks for posting.

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    • on April 09, 2012


      Wonderful salad, and easy to make too! I used the precooked bacon, and that helped it get done sooner! I didn't change one thing, the taste was perfect just the way it was. I especially loved using the smaller shell/pasta because it really keeps the dressing right inside the shell. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Best BLT Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (116 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 341.2
    Calories from Fat 138
    Total Fat 15.3 g
    Saturated Fat 3.1 g
    Cholesterol 14.8 mg
    Sodium 677.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 44.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
    Sugars 10.2 g
    Protein 6.9 g

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