BLT Pasta Salad

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By: baked bree

Course: Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


Ingredients Salad

  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini

  • 1/4 pound bacon cooked crisp and crumbled

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes halved

  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese shredded

  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs* chopped (basil, parsley, dill, chives and oregano)

  • 1 cup butter lettuce torn

Vinaigrette

  • 1-2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 3 cloves garlic minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • black pepper

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar (raw)

  • 1/3 cups extra virgin olive oil


Directions

  1. In small bowl, whisk together Dijon, garlic, salt and pepper. Add vinegar. Slowly whisk in olive oil until combined; set dressing aside.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and pour half of vinaigrette over warm pasta. Let cool to room temperature.

  3. Add bacon, tomatoes, cheese and herbs to pasta. Toss to combine. Add more vinaigrette if needed. Add additional salt and pepper, as desired. Serve on a bed of butter lettuce.


Nutritional Information

  • 380 Calories

  • 16 g Fat

  • 49 g Carbohydrates

  • 15 g Protein

  • 6 g Saturated Fat

  • 30 mg Cholesterol

  • 310 mg Sodium

  • 6 g Dietary Fiber

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