This is the best I ever had.
Creamy Bacon Cheddar Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeyKUKJjJ8U
3 cups bow-tie pasta, uncooked (I used corkscrew pasta, the tri colored ones
2/3 cup cheddar cheese crumbles
6 slices cooked bacon, diced
2-3 small tomatoes, seeded & diced
2/3 cup fresh broccoli, chopped
2/3 cup red onions, diced
1/3 cup black olives
1/2 cup mayonnaise (I doubled this)
1/2 cup creamy ranch dressing (I doubled this too)
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2-1 teaspoon oregano (I used at least 1 tsp if not more)
Cook pasta until al dente. Be careful not overcook.
Drain pasta and rinse with cold water until pasta is cool.
Add drained pasta to a large bowl.
Add in the bacon, broccoli, red onions, black olives, and tomatoes.
Toss to combine. (you may need to add a tiny bit of water to moisten the pasta if it's too sticky to toss)
In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, ranch dressing, garlic and oregano.
When ready to serve, mix the dressing in with the pasta mixture until well coated.
~TIPS~ Feel free to add in your favorite veggies and meats! Dress the pasta salad right when you are ready to serve. If you like a super creamy pasta salad, double to dressing mixture.