Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad recipe

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Ranch BLT Macaroni Salad

Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad

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This Ranch BLT Macaroni Salad recipe is super easy to make and very yummy!! I made this for Memorial Day weekend and there was not one bit left!! I think it may just be my new favorite side dish 😉

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Servings: 8 servings
Ranch BLT Macaroni Salad recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
 
Author: JB
Course: Pasta, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ranch BLT Macaroni Salad

I made this for a weekend picnic and there was not one bit left!! I think it may just be my new favorite side dish 😉

Ingredients
  • 1 lb macaroni noodles cooked and drained
  • 1 bottle Kraft Ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked and crumbled
Instructions
  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Cook the bacon, drain and crumble.

  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the macaroni, Ranch dressing, tomatoes and crumbled bacon.

  4. Stir well.
  5. Refrigerate to let flavors marinate.
  6. Enjoy!!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 467, Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 502mg, Potassium: 220mg, Carbohydrates: 44g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 11g, Vitamin A: 1.3%, Vitamin C: 3.7%, Calcium: 2.2%, Iron: 6.1%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

SEE!! I told you it was easy 😉  Enjoy!

JB

10 comments on “Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad recipe”

  1. Bet it would be good with peperoni in it also

  2. I’m not big on ranch , was thinking doing it with ceasar dressing with cherry tomatoes

  3. I will definitely make this for the 4th!! What size bottle of ranch do you use? As always, thank you posting amazing recipes!

  4. This looks delish! Just curious, what size bottle of Ranch should I use?

  5. I make this…and we love it…I do add chopped celery and green onions….and any other veggie I might have on hand…BACON is good in ANYthing. :))
    Thanks for reminding me to make this for the 4th….:)
    over from whats cooking…

  6. This macaroni salad looks great and I definitely love the ranch flavor! I am featuring this at Showcase Your Talent Thursday. https://www.whatscookinglove.com/2013/06/showcase-your-talent-thursday-65.html. I also shared it on Facebook and pinned it!

  7. I would agree. This is my favorite as well!

  8. Ohhh your macaroni salad sounds SO GOOD!!! Looks like a great picnic dish!!!! Thanks for sharing, I’ll definitely try this out this summer!!!!

  9. Hi JB,
    We would really enjoy this salad. Hope you have a wonderful week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  10. I added romaine lettuce, herbs from my garden and green onions and everyone raved.

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