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Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Tis the season for pasta salad recipes. Since so many people have straight lost their minds for bacon, this bacon ranch pasta salad recipe should be a hit at summer parties.

Plus, it’s colorful and looks pretty on the table. This post contains affiliate links.

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta salads are easy to make the day before an event. I think that adds to their popularity at parties.

When you bring your best pasta salad recipe to a party, you are a fabulous guest.

When you bring this bacon ranch pasta salad recipe to a party, let’s just say get ready to make a lot of new friends. 😉

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Chances are you will need some party side dishes in your recipe lineup this summer.

So many gatherings are coming up like Father’s Day, graduation parties, 4th of July, pool parties, BBQ’s, and so much more.

You don’t really need a reason to celebrate great weather with family and friends!

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Directions:

  1. Boil the noodles as directed on the box, transfer to a new bowl, and place in the fridge for about an hour to cool, mixing halfway through
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, mayo, sour cream, garlic powder, and buttermilk ranch seasoning
  3. Mix the bacon, tomatoes (leave a few out) and cheddar cheese (leave about 1/4 cup out) into your ranch mix
  4. Toss the ranch mix with the chilled noodles and top off with olives, a 1/4 cup of cheese and a few tomatoes
Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Not a bacon fan? This recipe can still be delicious without it. Maybe add some chicken, chickpeas, or another protein. Or, just leave it out. There are plenty of flavors in there to keep your taste buds happy.

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for more delicious BBQ sides? Here’s a few to try:

Do you think you would like this bacon ranch pasta salad recipe?

Emily

Sunday 7th of August 2016

This seriously sounds so good, and cool and refreshing!!

Jo-Ann Brightman

Saturday 16th of July 2016

This looks delicious. I am glad that you used the tri color pasta. I think my family would love this dish.

Lisa Coomer Queen

Monday 27th of June 2016

Yummy! This looks really great. I think it would be a big hit with my family. Thank you for the recipe.

Alison Gibb

Sunday 26th of June 2016

Wow, my son would love this pasta salad. Anything with bacon and ranch dressing in it will be a hit at my house.

Julie Briggs

Tuesday 21st of June 2016

I've been looking for a new pasta salad recipe - thank you for sharing at #HomeMattersParty this week

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