- Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Cook time: 22 minutes
- Ready in: 42 minutes
BLT Pasta Salad is the best meal for your Thanksgiving party with your all family member. This healthy appetizer has a smooth and delicious taste because it is consist of variant kind of veggies and fruits. This dish also ideal for your kiddos aged nine years old.
How to make BLT Pasta Salad
You only need 45 minutes less to make this healthy meal. BLT Pasta Salad can be served for six people. Now let’s read these steps below to cook the appetizer that you want.
- 12 ounces of pasta
- 1/2 cup of plain milk
- 12 ounces of bacon
- 3 medium tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme
- 1 clove garlic
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 4 medium chives or scallion greens
- 5 heads Bibb lettuce
1To begin with, boil pasta in a large pot. Don’t forget to add a pinch of salt for about 5 minutes until the texture of the pasta become smooth. Drain the pasta after it is done. Then, in a separate bowl toss the pasta with milk and set aside. Cover the large bowl with a lip to make the pasta avoid from the flies.
2Meanwhile, preheat a nonstick frying pan in a medium heat and cook the bacon on it. Before cook the bacon, you should wash them first. After the bacon is already has a crisp texture, you have to drain it with paper towels. Throw all the excess oil from the frying pan, but you just need to take three tablespoons of it.
3Add some tomatoes, garlic, and thyme that have been chopped. Don’t forget to season it with salt and bit pepper. Crush the bacon into medium pieces but take a ¼ cup for garnish. Then mixed the remaining bacon with tomatoes and pasta. After they are done, put them out in a large bowl.
4Mix them thoroughly with mayonnaise (it depends on your need), sour cream and green onion. Season it with bit pepper and salt to make the salad tastier. Don’t forget to add some lettuce to it. Garnish the healthy salad with bacon which has been left before and adds the remaining of chives. If you like cheese, you can add some grated cheese on the top of it.
Now, you have already known about how the best way to cook a healthy appetizer for Thanksgiving. BLT Pasta Salad can make everyone who taste it in the first bite, can feel like you are in heaven. Besides healthy, this food can also help your diet process.