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    Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

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    Recipe Introduction

    "This is a very flavorful pasta salad. The crisp cooked bacon really adds a nice flavor. I get requests for this pasta salad for every get together and cook out."

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    List of Ingredients

    1 (12 ounce) package uncooked tri-color rotini pasta
    10 slices bacon
    1 cup mayonnaise
    3 tablespoons dry ranch salad dressing mix
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper
    1/2 cup milk, or as needed
    1 large tomato, chopped
    1 (4.25 ounce) can sliced black olives
    1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Stir in rotini pasta and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    Place bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat and cook until evenly brown. Drain and chop.
    In a large bowl, mix mayonnaise, ranch dressing mix, garlic powder, and garlic pepper. Stir in milk until smooth. Place bacon, tomato, black olives and cheese in bowl and toss to coat with dressing. Cover and chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator. Toss with additional milk if the salad seems a little dry.




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