Salads

BLT Pasta Salad

108

It is almost May and when I woke up this morning to go running it was 29 degrees outside. I don't know about you... but I am DONE with this cold! Last week I decided that if I cook food that reminds me of summer maybe it will make me feel better about the high only being 49 degrees. :) Pasta salads always remind me of BBQs. I can't wait until we can eat dinner outside again!

8
16 ounces mini bow-tie pasta
1 lb. bacon (I used turkey bacon)
1 pint plum tomatoes, sliced
1 cup fat free Italian dressing
1 cup sliced black olives
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
1 bunch of green onions, diced
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted water to al dente, then drain. Rinse with cold water, put noodles in a large bowl, then stick it in the refrigerator. Cut the bacon into bite size pieces and cook...
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Nutritions

Calories
385

Sodium
1117mg
46% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
13g
27% DV

Carbs
13g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

This crispy Oven Fried Chicken recipe is coated with Ranch dressing and dredged in a flavorful blend of Corn Flakes, bread crumbs and zesty seasoning. Use chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks for an oven baked dinner that tastes like it's deep-fried! The easy oven fried chicken is delicious alongside mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or Southern-style green beans.

1 c Ranch salad dressing
1 c dry breadcrumbs
1 c Corn Flakes cereal crumbs
2 t sugar
2 t paprika
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
2 t kosher salt
1/4 c canola oil
3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces ( skin removed )
4
  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Place a rack on top of a large rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil. Spray rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pour salad dressing into a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1160

Sodium
2401mg
100% DV

Fat
45g
70% DV

Protein
82g
165% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV