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Monday, July 18, 2011
BLT Pasta Salad
1 lb corkscrew pasta
1/2 cup milk
1/2 lb lean bacon
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
1 tsp dried thyme or 1 tbs fresh
1 glove garlic, minced
1/2 cup light mayo
1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
12oz bag chopped romaine
cook pasta according to package direction, drain and mix with milk. sprinkle with salt and pepper and Set aside.
Cook all but two pieces of bacon whole. Set aside.
Chop the remaining two pieces of bacon and cook in a fry pan on medium low, rendering the fat, for 3-5 minutes. Add garlic, thyme, and tomatoes and heat through. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Mix mayo, sour cream, pinch of salt and pepper, and combine.
Crumble bacon and mix everything except lettuce together in a large bowl until evenly combine. Fold in lettuce and serve at room temperature or cold from the fridge.