Simple Summer Pasta Salad

While burgers and hotdogs always seem to steal the shine at any summertime gathering. Side dishes, like pasta salad, deserve a little credit too! After all, we aren’t all carnivores. This super delicious and ridiculously easy Pasta Salad recipe is all that you need to make your backyard BBQ complete. 


– 1 12 oz. box of pasta, cooked & chilled
– 1 cup Italian dressing
– 1/3 cup colby jack cheese (or cheese of choice), chopped
– 1/3 cup red onion, chopped
– 1/3 cup roma tomatoes, chopped
– 1/4 cup black olives, chopped
– 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
– 1/4 bacon, cooked & chopped

Prep time: 20 minutes


1. Combine pasta, all veggies, and bacon in a large bowl. Stir until well combined.


2. Add dressing and cheese. Mix all ingredients until well combined and dressing is evenly distributed.

3. Chill in fridge until ready to serve. Enjoy!


What’s your favorite summertime side dish?


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