Turkey, Bacon Pasta Salad With Lemon Basil Dressing

READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
Recipe by Sassy Cat

Great pasta salad, you can substitute your favorite pasta dressing instead of the Lemon Basil. My adaptation of a recipe from Betty Crocker.

Top Review by McEvils Wife

Dressing is soooo good fresh and zesty my family loved this we didnt have turkey bacon so I used the applewood smoked that we had on hand and wow was it good every one wanted 2nds even my four year old daughter we will make again very soon thanks sassy cat for posting this fast easy recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta as directed on package; omitting salt.
  2. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain.
  3. Mix together mayonnaise, basil, lemon peel and lemon juice in a large bowl to form dressing.
  4. Add pasta, bacon (reserving 2 Tbl for topping), turkey, lettuce, cheese and tomato to dressing.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours to blend flavors.
  7. Sprinkle with reserved bacon.
  8. Serve.

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