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BLT Macaroni Salad

In this easy and tasty BLT Macaroni Salad bacon, lettuce and tomato are mixed with pasta and a creamy delicious dressing.

This small batch recipe is a great side dish and serves two or three people.

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Best Ever BLT Macaroni Salad for Two

You can use any pasta shape you prefer and this gorgeous cavatappi pasta is my favorite.

Need a main dish? Try this Zesty Crockpot Shredded BBQ Chicken Sandwich or this Chicken Salad Sandwich.

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How to make BLT Pasta Salad:

Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and cool completely. Click for Cavatappi pasta.

cavatappi pasta boiling in a ban with a wooden spoon

While the pasta is cooking, cut the bacon into 1 inch pieces and fry until crisp.

1 inch pieces of bacon frying in a pan

Roughly chop or tear the lettuce into small pieces.

a pile of beautiful green lettuce torn into small pieces

Dice the tomatoes.

a pile of small cherry tomatoes diced into pieces

In a small bowl mix together the mayo, sour cream, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

mayo, sour cream, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper mixed in a bowl with a spoon

Toss the vegetables, bacon and dressing with macaroni until combined.

Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

best ever BLT Macaroni Salad for two with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and pasta
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BLT Macaroni Salad
Yield: Serves 2

BLT Macaroni Salad for Two

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

In this easy and tasty BLT Macaroni Salad bacon, lettuce and tomato are mixed with a creamy delicious dressing. This small batch recipe is a great side dish and serves two or three people. You can use any pasta shape you prefer and I chose this gorgeous cavatappi pasta.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/8 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 2 pieces bacon
  • 1 Roma tomato, or 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/8 cup lettuce

Instructions

  1. Cook the macaroni according to package instructions. Drain and cool completely. Click for Cavatappi pasta.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, cut the bacon into 1 inch pieces and fry until crisp.
  3. Dice the tomato and roughly chop or tear the lettuce.
  4. In a small bowl mix together the mayo, sour cream, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Toss the vegetables, bacon and dressing with macaroni until combined.
  6. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 394Saturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 258mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 10g

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