Creamy Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Will Be the Star of the Potluck

Cook Pasta: Boil pasta of your choice until al dente. Drain and set aside to cool. 

Cook Bacon: Fry bacon until crispy. Remove from pan, let it cool, then crumble into small pieces. 

vPrepare Veggies: Chop colorful veggies like cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and bell peppers into bite-sized pieces. 

Make Dressing: In a bowl, mix together ranch dressing, mayonnaise, and a splash of lemon juice for tanginess. 

Combine Ingredients: In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the crumbled bacon, chopped veggies, and the prepared ranch dressing mixture until well coated. 

Chill: Cover the bowl and refrigerate the pasta salad for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together. 

Garnish: Before serving, garnish the pasta salad with fresh chopped herbs like parsley or chives for added freshness and flavor. 

Serve: Enjoy your Creamy Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad as a delicious side dish at your next potluck or gathering. Watch as it becomes the star of the table!