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A Great Cookout Side Dish

Try Scotty’s “Dill Pickle Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad”, it’s SO GOOD!

I came across this one on Instagram a couple of weeks ago. This is one of those dishes that the biggest problem for me is going to be trying not to eat it all at once.

This is the basic recipe I followed, with a couple of notes…

  • Any pasta would work, but bow-tie pasta is fun!
  • Next time I might use “spicy” mayonnaise.
  • Any dill pickle will do, but I used the smaller baby dills because they gave it a little extra crunch.
  • This recipe makes the ranch dressing part, but if you have a favorite bottled dressing you could use it to save a little time.
  • It’s also one that you could make a day or two ahead of time for convenience. Just use a little mayo or ranch dressing to re-hydrate

Let me know if you try it, and how it turns out! – scotty