BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta SaladBLT Pasta Salad (slightly adapted from a Whole Foods Recipes)

  • 1/2 pound gemelli pasta (called for fusilli)
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup almond milk (called for regular milk or buttermilk)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked until crisp and chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup canned corn
  • 4 lightly packed cups sliced romaine or other crispy lettuce


Cook fusilli according to package directions until just tender; drain, cool under cold running water and drain again. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, almond milk, mustard, garlic and salt. Add pasta and toss until coated. Add bacon, tomatoes, corn and lettuce and toss again. Serve immediately.

Results: This dish was super quick and really delicious. Leftovers worked great for lunch today. I will definitely be making this again…Only next time, I am adding avocado!



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