BLT Pasta Salad (Bacon, Lettuce + Tomato)

bacon lettuce tomato fresh pasta salad


  • 12 ounces (raw) Lilly’s Fresh Fusilli (or other extruded pasta)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup garlic-infused olive oil (OR 1/2 cup olive oil plus 4 cloves minced garlic)
  • 1 cup diced, cooked bacon
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups raw arugula

How to Make It

  1. Cook fully thawed Fusilli in salted boiling water until al dente (6 to 8 minutes); chill in cold water bath, strain, and set aside.
  2. Combine mayo, olive oil, garlic, and basil; set aside
  3. Combine bacon, lettuce and tomato in mixing bowl, setting aside a small amount for garnish
  4. Toss chilled pasta with BLT mixture, then slowly add dressing until well-incoporated
  5. Divide arugula onto 4 plates; serve 1/4 of pasta salad on top, garnished with leftover BLT mixture

Servings: 4

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