Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
 
 
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Ingredients
For the Dressing
  • 1 cup mayo
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 package (1 ounce) Hidden Valley Ranch Mix (3 Tablespoons if you buy it in a bulk container)
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons pickle relish or pickle juice
  • 1 teaspoon (heaping) Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill
  • ½ teaspoon season salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
For the Salad
  • 1 pound shell pasta cooked, rinsed and drained
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup sliced celery
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 8 ounces cheddar, cubed
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half
Instructions
  1. Mix together all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the salad ingredients reserving some green onions and crumbled bacon for garnish.
  3. Mix the dressing with the salad ingredients and place in a serving bowl. Garnish with reserved toppings.
  4. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving if possible.
Recipe by Sunflower Supper Club at https://sunflowersupperclub.com/bacon-ranch-pasta-salad/