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BLT Pasta Salad

BLTs and pasta salads are a summer staple in my family! This simply combines the best of both worlds!

BLT Pasta Salad

Serves 8


1 pound pasta (I prefer pasta but choose your favorite)

1 pound bacon, thick cut, cooked until crispy

4 cups tomatoes, cherry or grape, sliced in half

2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

1 head romaine lettuce, cut small

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup dill pickle juice

1 Tablespoon celery seed

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 teaspoon coarse black pepper

pinch salt


In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, dill pickle juice, celery seed, garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, black pepper. Taste. Adjust seasoning. Taste again. Set aside.

*can be stored in a closed container up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator

Add Pasta, lettuce, bacon, tomato, and cheese into a large mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over the top and combine all ingredients.


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