Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes

Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & TomatoesIf you are like me and enjoy Pasta Salads in the Spring and Summer you might be in love this recipe! I am a huge bacon fan, I made another pasta salad that was a BLT Pasta salad that you put on top of Spinach Leaves and it is so good and very popular as well! This recipe is – Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes!

I know probably this Summer we will have lots of nights with fun pasta salad dishes! They are so nice to whip up, and they store so beautifully! Being pregnant sometimes I don’t want to cook up stuff, or should I say have the energy too! With pasta salads and such it is easy, and I can make in morning and be good to go later for supper time!

 

Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes - Ingredients

Ingredients

1 16-ounce box bowtie pasta
1 16-ounce package of bacon
1 large tomato, diced (appx. one cup)
2 green onions, finely sliced
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse in cool water and drain well. Set aside.

2. Chop the bacon in small pieces and brown it in a large skillet. When the bacon is crisp, drain on paper towels and allow to cool.

Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes - Process 14. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, bacon, tomatoes, mayonnaise, green onion and vinegar. Mix thoroughly to combine. Reserve a few of the green onions for garnish, if desired.

5. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste. At this point you can also add more mayonnaise and/or vinegar to your liking.

Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes - Process 2Serve immediately or cover and allow to chill in the refrigerator.

Notes:

As it sits in the refrigerator, it may absorb some of the dressing, so you may need to add more mayonnaise and/or vinegar before serving.

Bowtie Pasta Salad with Bacon & Tomatoes  I hope if you make this recipe you all enjoy it! It is very easy to whip up, and doesn’t take to many ingredients!

 

BLT Pasta SaladIf you are interested in check out this BLT Pasta Salad, it is somewhat similar, but a bit different! I love having the spinach leaves under it, adds a new whole take!

 

Do you enjoy eating pasta salads in the Summer months?! 

 

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Comments

  1. That salad looks delicious and pretty!

  2. This looks delicious! My kids like pasta salad, and I bet they’d like it even more with bacon.

  3. I saw this recipe on Pinterest I think . It looks very good.

  4. I am currently not eating wheat but this post is making me extra hungry! Thanks! 😉

  5. We love pasta salad and yours looks great. I sometimes make a Club Pasta salad, which has bacon and tomatoes and cold cuts.

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