Main Dishes

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

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This Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad includes pasta, chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomato, zucchini, and copycat OutBack Ranch Dressing.

12-ounce pack Spiral pasta ( I used Wacky Pack Veggie Spiral Pack)
Three chicken breast, chopped
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
One chopped tomato or a handful of cherry tomatoes chopped in half
Six pieces bacon cooked hard and crumbled
One zucchini shredded
COPYCAT RANCH DRESSING INGREDIENTS:
One pack Ranch Dressing (the original recipe called for one teaspoon dry Ranch Dressing Buttermilk Recipe)
1 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
COPYCAT OUTBACK RANCH DRESSING: Mix the mayonnaise, buttermilk, Ranch dressing pack, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Refrigerate Makes 1-1/2 cups and I used it all in this pasta salad. CHICKEN BACON...
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Nutritions

Calories
352

Sodium
829mg
34% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
31g
63% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV