BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for a light summer evening meal? This is perfect. All you need is mixed up into this pasta salad. Or bring it along to a picnic to share with your family and friends.
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  • 1 pound bacon - reserve drippings
  • 12 ounces rotini pasta
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tomatoes - cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme - chopped
  • 1 clove garlic - minced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons chives - finely diced
  • salt and pepper
  • 5 cups romaine lettuce - chopped
30 mins
30 mins
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Lay bacon on lined baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes until crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain and toss with the milk in a large bowl; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, add tomatoes, thyme and garlic with bacon drippings; toss until warmed through; season with salt and pepper. Crumble the bacon into bite-size pieces. Toss the bacon and tomato mixture with the pasta.
  • In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise, sour cream. Pour over pasta and stir until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Add the lettuce; toss again to coat. Serve.
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"Made this but did it a little differently. I didn't use the bacon drippings. Mixed up the dressing and refrigerated everything separately until ready to serve the next day. It was delicious!"
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