bacon ranch pasta salad

This easy bacon ranch pasta salad is made with bacon, cheese, plenty of veggies, and a simple ranch dressing for a perfect side dish.

Cook rotini pasta or other short pasta of your choice according to package directions. Drain and toss with olive oil. Set aside.


Whisk together mayo, milk, ranch seasoning, garlic powder, and black pepper until combined.


Add pasta to a bowl along with tomatoes, roasted red pepper, green onions, cheddar cheese, bacon, and (optionally) olives.


Add the dressing and toss to combine. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.


Garnish with additional green onions and enjoy!


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