Country Pasta Salad (Turkey, Bacon, Ranch)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Karen R.

One of my go-to salad recipes. It's great with turkey or chicken. In a time crunch, quality deli meat can be used and it's just as good. From the Iowa Turkey Federation.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces rotelle macaroni, uncooked
  • 1 12 cups cooked turkey or 9 ounces cooked turkey, cut up
  • 1 red peppers or 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 13 cup carrot, shredded
  • 4 slices crisp cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 14 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1 cup ranch dressing (Hidden Valley Ranch made from mix is best)


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, drain and rinse with cold water until completely cool.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine macaroni, turkey, pepper, carrots, bacon and olives.
  3. Add dressing and toss well, cover and chill.

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