Nikki Gallo shares her summertime pasta salad recipe – a sure hit at your cookouts and picnics!
2 ½ cups uncooked bow tie pasta
6 cups torn romaine lettuce
1 medium tomato, diced
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
½ cup ranch dressing
1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce
¼ teaspoon pepper
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Rinse pasta under cold water.
In a large bowl, combine the romaine lettuce, tomato, bacon, and pasta.
Drizzle the ranch dressing and barbecue sauce over the top. Gently toss to coat evenly. Season with pepper.