Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Broccoli-Bacon Pasta Salad


Broccoli-Bacon Pasta Salad | Karri Perry: Blue Ribbon Favorites


2-3 cups fresh broccoli-chopped into 1-inch pieces

1-2 cups seedless red grapes halved

1/2 cup well cooked bacon-crumbled

1/2 cup shaved Parmesan 

3/4 cup sunflower seeds-kernels 

1/2 cup diced red onion

8 ounces boiled and drained bow tie pasta-about 3-4 cups cooked pasta

Pasta Dressing:

1 cup mayonnaise 

1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 

1 Tablespoon sugar

2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 

1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper


Cook pasta according to package instructions. Rinse to cool and set aside to drain.

In a large bowl, add the Parmesan, sunflower seeds, diced red onion, halved grapes, chopped broccoli, and crumbled bacon.  Fold in the cooked pasta.

Stir together the dressing.  Pour over the pasta salad. Gently stir. Serve or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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