Sunday, March 22, 2009

bacon ranch pasta salad convience food recipe (better than suddenly salad)

I love suddleny salad but I save money by getting a large bag of pasta and a large jar of dry ranch from sams club and make my own and it is easy and ready to make quickly when we have a picnic or potluck! please share any tips you have that make it better for your taste! this recipe gets rave reviews at potlucks

2 cups egg noodles
3 tablespoons dry ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper
1/2 teaspoon onion

1 cup real bacon bits (if you want you can add regular bacon bits to your dry mix but don't use real bacon bits it will shorten the shelf life)
2/3 cup milk
1 cup miracle whip

1 cup shredded cheese
frozen peas (cook with pasta)
frozen carrots (cook with pasta)
anything else your heart desires
mix all dry ingredients except and put in a little bag
put noodles in large Ziploc bag and put small bag in large bag. mix as many of these as you want and put in pantry and save for when you want to cook something up quick! without too much work

to make
bring large pot of water to boil and cook pasta
mix dry ingredients with milk and miracle whip add bacon bits and noodles and toss, ( I also like to add cheese and tomato's to make it taste like a BLT) chill for 1 hour add a tablespoon of milk if it seems too dry

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