This easy recipe for gluten free BLT pasta salad is a delicious side dish full of veggies. It's a cold salad made with mayo, lettuce, tomatoes and bacon. The creamy dressing makes this healthy pasta salad recipe over the top good!
12 ounce box Gluten Free Fusilli Pasta, cooked and drained
8 slices Bacon, cooked and chopped
6 Green Onions, chopped
4 cups Romaine Lettuce, chopped (approximately one head of lettuce)
10 ounces Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half
2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
1/2 cup Sour Cream
1/2 cup Mayonnaise
2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1/4 tsp Coarse Ground Black Pepper
1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
Cook the bacon and let it cool. Chop the bacon into small chunks. Set aside.
Cook the pasta per the instructions on the box. Drain the pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to a large serving bowl.
In the large serving bowl also add the bacon, onions, lettuce, tomatoes and shredded cheese.
In a small bowl whisk together the minced garlic, sour cream, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour this mixture over the salad. Stir the salad to coat with the dressing.
Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
This salad is best served the same day, but will keep for up to 2 days before the lettuce gets too soggy.
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Side Dish, Salads
- Method: Mixing
- Cuisine: Gluten Free
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