This is one of my favorite recipes for a summer BBQ with hot dogs, hamburgers or chicken straight off the grill. It’s fairly easy to make, and looks quite pretty sitting on the plates ready to eat. But don’t worry, it’s delicious also, but I won’t guarantee it will keep the calories away.
BLT Pasta Salad Recipe
22 oz pkg. of pasta noodles, cooked and drained (we use penne or spiral)
1 pkg. bacon, cubed and fried crisp, then crumbled
1 bunch of green onions, sliced part way up the green stalks, chopped
1 c. small cubed cheese or if you wish to make this faster, just use shredded
1 large tomato, seeded and diced
1-2 cups of Mayonnaise
1-2 tbsp mustard
(if you desire, you can omit the mayo and mustard and use ranch dressing instead – tastes great also!!)
Salt, pepper and/or seasoning, to taste.
In a large bowl, toss pasta with all ingredients except mayo and mustard (or ranch dressing). Add the mayo and mustard. Use more or less depending on how creamy you want the pasta to be. Chill well (at least 2 hours) before serving. Serve on a piece of lettuce.