Everything you love about a BLT tossed in this easy and delicious BLT Pasta Salad! If you like BLT’s, you’re going to love this!
Who doesn’t love a good BLT sandwich? The big question is toasted or untoasted? I prefer lightly toasted.
And why is a BLT sandwich so much better when someone else makes it for you? Just like a peanut butter and jelly. While it’s good when you throw it together yourself, it just tastes so much better when someone else makes it for you.
Every once in awhile we’ll just whip up BLT’s for dinner and boy are they good. What’s not to love about crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes and chopped lettuce on toasted bread. The key to a good BLT is good bacon and good bread. So simple yet so good!
Are you craving a BLT now? I am!
This BLT Pasta Salad is everything you love about a BLT tossed in a delicious pasta salad and tossed in a creamy dressing. It’s good. It’s really good. Just ask Mr. Mother Thyme. He’s in love with this salad.
If you’re bored with your same old same old pasta salad and looking to whip up something new this summer then you are going to want to try this! It’s perfect for a summer picnic, potluck, BBQ or just because. I am always whipping up pasta salads just for the family to munch on. It’s great to have stashed in the refrigerator to make a light lunch or as a side dish.
This BLT Salad is tossed in an easy, creamy dressing that you’re going to love not just for this salad but for any salad! If you’re making this BLT Pasta Salad ahead of time add half the dressing when you make it and reserve half to toss in the salad right before serving so it’s nice and creamy.
There is nothing better than good bacon! I always bake my bacon too. It turns out perfect and crispy everytime! It’s super easy and little clean up and you get the best crispy bacon. Just preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Add strips of bacon and bake for 20-23 minutes until nice and crispy. Transfer bacon to a plate lined with a paper towel to cool. Once cooled, crumble bacon.
For a little extra crunch I like to add in croutons to round out the BLT flavors. They’re totally optional but I definitely recommend. If you add croutons I suggest adding them right before serving. If you add them too soon and then keep the salad in the refrigerator the croutons get soft. If you add them right before you serve it and you’ll be just fine!
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