Bacon Ranch Penne Pasta Salad

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Bacon Ranch Penne Pasta Salad

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Recipe Data

12
Servings
2hr10min
Prep
2hr30min
Total

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Description

Okay... who doesn't love bacon and ranch?! Love it even more in pasta salad form with charred corn, broccoli, and Cheddar cheese.

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Ingredients
Serves 12
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1(16-oz.) box Hy-Vee penne pasta
2 ear(s)fresh corn, husked and silks removed
1 tbsp.Gustare Vita olive oil
1 c.broccoli florets
¾ c.shredded carrot
½ c.Hy-Vee shredded Cheddar cheese
2 stalk(s)celery, sliced
2green onions, sliced
¾ c.Hy-Vee ranch dressing
5 slice(s)Hy-Vee bacon, crisp-cooked and chopped

Things To Grab

  • Large stockpot
  • Colander
  • Large bowl
  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Silicone pastry brush

Directions

  1. Heat a large stockpot of lightly salted water over high heat. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Run cold water over cooked pasta until chilled. Place drained pasta in a large bowl.

  2. While pasta is cooking, preheat a charcoal or gas grill on medium-high heat. Brush corn with olive oil and grill for 5 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally until charred. Remove from heat. When cool enough to handle, cut kernels off the cob.

  3. Toss pasta with charred corn, broccoli, shredded carrot, shredded Cheddar cheese, celery, green onions, and ranch dressing until well combined. Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

  4. Just before serving, stir in crisp-cooked bacon. Serve immediately.

Nutrition facts

Servings

270 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 240mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Protein: 8g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 10%
0%
Calcium 4%
0%
Vitamin D 0%
0%
Potassium 4%

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From the week of May 22, 2019