Bacon, egg and tomato pasta salad

    Bacon, egg and tomato pasta salad


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    About this recipe: This pasta salad is packed full of flavour. Pasta is tossed with bacon, cucumber, tomatoes, celery and eggs in a creamy salad dressing. This dish works well at summer barbecues.

    Serves: 12 

    • 450g streaky bacon
    • 450g macaroni
    • 250ml mayonnaise
    • 125ml soured cream
    • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 4 tablespoons cider vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
    • 1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped
    • 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
    • 60 chopped celery
    • 85g sliced green olives

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Place bacon in a large, deep frying pan. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add the macaroni and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
    3. Beat mayonnaise, soured cream, mustard, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper in a large bowl until the sugar has dissolved.
    4. Add the bacon, pasta, tomato, cucumber, egg and celery. Gently fold until the salad is evenly covered with the dressing. Sprinkle with the sliced olives to serve.

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