BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad in a small white bowl.

I know you and your family will love this BLT Pasta Salad that is made with bacon, lettuce, tomato, pasta, basil and so much more!

A collage of two photos including chopped lettuce, bacon and tomates in a bowl along with a bowl of BLT pasta salad.

BLT Pasta Salad

If you love the flavors of a good old fashioned bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, then I know that you’re going to love this recipe for BLT Pasta Salad. It has all of those summertime flavors that you crave, plus mayo, pasta and more.

I came up with this recipe on a whim one day because I was craving the flavors of a BLT, but also wanted pasta salad, so I thought, why not just combine the two? It turned out amazing and I’ve been making it ever since. I know you and your loved ones are really going to enjoy this fresh, summertime recipe. Check out the links below for more summer food inspiration.

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How to Make BLT Pasta Salad:

Cook pasta and peas together in saucepan until pasta is tender.

Drain pasta/peas and run under cold water until no longer hot.

Cooked pasta and peas in a large glass mixing bowl.

Chop lettuce, tomatoes and basil.

Chopped lettuce, bacon and tomatoes in a large glass mixing bowl.

In small bowl, combine mayo, ranch, salt and garlic powder.

Ingredients for dressing in a small glass bowl.

In large salad bowl, combine pasta, peas, lettuce, tomatoes, basil and bacon.

Pour dressing over salad and toss until everything is coated. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

BLT Pasta Salad in a large clear glass bowl.

BLT Pasta Salad

Chopped bacon, lettuce, tomato, basil and cooked pasta dressed in mayo and ranch.
Prep Time10 minutes
Chill Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BLT Pasta Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 593kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dry bow tie pasta
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 10 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  • Cook pasta and peas together in saucepan until pasta is tender.
  • Drain pasta/peas and run under cold water until no longer hot.
  • Chop lettuce, tomatoes and basil.
  • In small bowl, combine mayo, ranch, salt and garlic powder.
  • In large salad bowl, combine pasta, peas, lettuce, tomatoes, basil and bacon
  • Pour dressing over salad and toss until everything is coated. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 22g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 983mg | Potassium: 290mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg

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