Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Courtesy of Kim Demmon of Today's Creative Blog
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  • Prep Time

    30
    minutes
  • Total

    41
    minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 box (12 oz.) elbow macaroni or any pasta cut
  • 1 packet Hidden Valley® Original Ranch Salad® Dressing & Seasoning Mix
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups sliced yellow and red grape tomatoes
  • 1 package (8 or 9 slices) precooked bacon
  • 2 small cans sliced olives (or one large one)
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. 1. Boil your pasta according to package instructions. You want the pasta to be al dente so it's not overcooked.
  2. 2. While your pasta is boiling, gather all your other ingredients.
  3. 3. In a medium bowl, mix up your Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix with the mayo, sour cream, milk and garlic powder and set aside.
  4. 4. Place all other ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. 5. Once your pasta is finished, rinse under a cool stream of water until all the pasta is cool.
  6. 6. Place the pasta in with the other ingredients, add the dressing and toss until well-coated.
  7. 7. Chill or serve right away.
- For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

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