BLT Pasta Salad
"A super fresh salad packed with flavour"Serves 4 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes
Why I Love This Recipe
For a fancy variation, add sliced avocado and toasted croutons.
Ingredients You'll Need
For the salad:
250G of penne pasta
250G of rindless bacon rashers, (thinly sliced)
2 x baby cos lettuce chunks, (torn)
250G of cherry tomatoes, (halved)
1/4 x Cup of parmesan cheese, (grated)
For the dressing:
1/4 x Cup of whole egg mayonnaise
2 x TSP of wholegrain mustard
2 x TSP of lemon juice
1 x TBSP of chives, (finely chopped)
Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water. Drain well and cool.
Meanwhile, heat a medium frying pan on high. Saute the bacon for 2-3 minutes, until crispy.
For the dressing; in a small jug, whisk together all the ingredients and season to taste.
In a large salad bowl, combine the pasta, lettuce, tomatoes and bacon. Drizzle the dressing over and sprinkle with parmesan.
Pairs Well With
On its own or with a main dish