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Ingredients:

  • 12 - corkscrew pasta
  • 1/2 - milk
  • 12 - lean bacon
  • 3 - tomatoes , cut into chunks
  • 1 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks - celery, sliced
  • - salt
  • - pepper
  • 1/2 cups - mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cups - sour cream
  • Directions:

    Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water as the label directs. Drain and toss with the milk in a large bowl; set aside.

    Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Discard all but 3 tablespoons drippings from the pan. Add the tomatoes and garlic to the pan and toss until warmed through; season with salt and pepper. Crumble the bacon into bite-size pieces; set aside 1/4 cup for garnish. Toss the remaining bacon and the tomato mixture with the pasta.

    Mix the mayonnaise, sour cream with the pasta until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper. Add the celery; toss again to coat. Garnish with the reserved bacon and the remaining 1 tablespoon chives. Serve at room temperature.

    Brief Description

    Pasta salad is a dish prepared with one or more types of pasta, usually chilled, and most often tossed in a mayonnaise-based dressing.

    Main Ingredient:

    Pasta

    Category:  Pasta Salad

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 22 min

    Posted By:

    cocojour

    Posted On:

    August 7, 2013

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