Enjoy a delicious bacon cheddar ranch pasta salad with this simple recipe. Great for lunch or a light summer dinner.
This bacon cheddar ranch pasta salad is the perfect summer salad to bring to a barbecue, or for a family get together. It’s hearty enough for a light lunch, or great to serve as a side with burgers, or hot dogs.
I’ve been on a summer salad kick lately, especially with the hot summer weather we have been having. Did you try the red, white and blue fruit salad I shared last week? It is so yummy!
My daughter and I both love ranch dressing, and I never made a pasta salad with ranch, so I figured I’d give it a try. Boy, am I glad I did.
This pasta salad is absolutely amazing!!
Here is the super simple recipe. There is also a printable recipe card at the end of this post so you can save it for later.
Ingredients for bacon cheddar ranch pasta salad
- 8oz Cheddar Cheese (cubed)
- 16oz Bottle Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
- 10-12 Strips Cooked Bacon (Sliced)
- 1 Pint Cherry Tomatoes (Sliced)
- 2.5oz Can Black Olives (Sliced)
- Salt & Pepper (to taste)
- 16oz Box Noodles (cooked)
How to make pasta salad
In a large mixing bowl, add noodles, cheese, bacon, tomatoes, olives, salt & pepper.
Pour in ranch dressing and mix well.
Serve & enjoy.
If you are a fan of ranch, I wholeheartedly recommend this salad. You can totally adjust the recipe to add your favorite vegetables too.
If you do give this recipe a try, leave me a message and let me know what you think.
Thanks for stopping by. Hope you have a great day!
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