Cheddar Broccoli Pasta Salad

Fresh and Easy Cheddar Broccoli Pasta Salad with crisp vegetables, fresh cheddar, and homemade mayonnaise. 

– 8 oz pasta  – 5-6 bacon slice – ½ cup green peas  – 1 cup broccoli florets  – 1 cup tri-color bell pepper – ½ small red onion  – ½ cup Cheddar Mix or Colby Jack Cheese – 6 cherry or plum tomatoes  – ¾ cup mayonnaise – ½ teaspoon lemon juice – 1 teaspoon apple cider or white wine vinegar – 2 tablespoon sour cream or Greek yoghurt – 2 tablespoon parmesan  – Salt and pepper to taste



Follow package instructions to cook pasta. Prepare vegetables and blanch broccoli. Fill a medium saucepan/pot with water to cover broccoli.  

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Add salt and boil. Put the veggies in the water and lower the heat. After 3 minutes on medium heat, remove the vegetables with tongs and place them in ice-cold water.  

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Drain and towel-dry after cooling. Set aside. Mix mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, sour cream, parmesan, salt, and pepper in a bowl. 

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Put cooked, drained pasta in a large bowl. Mix the dressing, veggies, and cheddar.  

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Before placing the bowl in the refrigerator to chill for at least two hours, cover it with plastic wrap and place it there. 

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Be sure to add crumbled bacon just before serving, then stir it up and serve it right away! Have fun! 

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