BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad Recipe

How To Make BLT Tortellini Pasta Salad

Turn a classic BLT sandwich into a delicious pasta salad that you can share with a crowd. It’s loaded with bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and more.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbcheese filled tortellini
  • ½lbbacon
  • 3cupromaine lettuce,chopped
  • cupsgrape tomatoes,halved
  • 1avocado,diced
  • ¼red onion,sliced thin
  • 3tbspflat Italian parsley,chopped

For Dressing:

  • 1cupplain greek yogurt,or mayonnaise
  • ½cupmilk
  • 3tbspranch seasoning mix

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, boil salted water and cook the tortellini according to the directions on the package. Drain and then place in a bowl of ice water to chill. Once the ice melts and the pasta is cold, drain again.

  2. Cook the bacon over medium heat in a skillet or bake in the oven. Drain the bacon on a paper towel lined plate. Chop up when cooled.

  3. For the dressing, whisk together the Greek yogurt (or mayonnaise), milk, and ranch seasoning.

  4. In a large bowl, add tortellini, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, red onion, and parsley. Pour on desired amount of dressing and toss until evenly coated.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 271.78kcal
  • Fat: 19.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.31g
  • Fiber: 4.28g
  • Sugar: 5.34g
  • Protein: 10.42g
  • Cholesterol: 28.99mg
  • Sodium: 376.00mg
  • Calcium: 90.51mg
  • Potassium: 467.34mg
  • Iron: 1.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 120.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.17mg
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