Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad

Bacon Ranch Macaroni Salad

If you like the flavors of bacon and tomatoes - you will enjoy this macaroni salad.

30 min. prep time
8 servings
151 Rating


6 ounces (1 2/3 cups) uncooked dried large ring macaroni
1 cup ranch dressing
1 small (1 cup) cucumber, seeded, chopped*
1 large (1 cup) tomato, seeded, chopped
1 small (1/2 cup) red onion, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 Land O Lakes® Eggs, hard-cooked, cooled, peeled, chopped
1 cup chopped crisply cooked bacon


Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain well; rinse with cold water. 

Combine cooked macaroni and all remaining ingredients except eggs and bacon in bowl; mix well. Gently stir in eggs.

Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Stir in bacon just before serving. Serve cold.

*Substitute 1 cup chopped celery.

Recipe Tip

- For creamier salad; stir in 3/4 cup ranch dressing with pasta and 1/4 cup dressing with the bacon just before serving.

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 320

Fat: 22g

Cholesterol: 90mg

Sodium: 760mg

Carbohydrates: 21g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 9g

Recipe #15479©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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