This BLT Pasta Salad is loaded with bacon, lettuce, and tomato. It's everything you love about a BLT sandwich but as a pasta salad. Coated in a creamy avocado ranch dressing this pasta salad is easy and delicious.
Avocado Ranch Dressing
Prepare the Avocado Ranch Dressing: In a food processor, combine ingredients and blend until well-combined. Continue blending and add milk a tablespoon at a time to reach desired consistency. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerator until needed.
Cook the Pasta: Cook the pasta until it is al dente following the package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water then set aside. While the pasta is cooking prepare the creamy dressing.
Prepare the Southwest Pasta Salad: In a large bowl combine the pasta, tomatoes, bacon, and romaine hearts. Add creamy avocado ranch dressing and toss gently to combine.