Gluten-Free BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad {Gluten-free, nut-free} | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This gluten-free BLT Pasta Salad is the perfect pasta salad to serve a crowd!  The salty bacon, along with the sweet tomatoes, and fresh crisp lettuce all dressed in a creamy dressing is so nourishing and flavorful. Such a great meal for any gathering! Add perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs for added flavor and protein!

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This BLT Pasta Salad is:

  • Flavorful
  • Hearty
  • Creamy with an added lettuce crunch
  • and
  • Perfect for any BLT lover (like myself)

BLT Pasta Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I love using gluten-free rice pasta (made with only brown rice as the ingredient), because it’s easier for me to digest, and nobody knows it’s gluten-free! I make this as an easy BBQ or dinner side, and it’s great for leftovers, too! My two favorite brands are Jovial and Tinkyada.

BLT Pasta Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

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BLT Pasta Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

BLT Pasta Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 00:15 Total Time 0:25 Serves 8

Ingredients

    Pasta Salad

    • 1 package gluten-free pasta (12 ounce bag), cooked according to package instructions
    • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
    • 2 heads romaine lettuce, roughly chopped
    • 1 package nitrate-free bacon, cooked until crispy
    • 1/4 cup scallions, sliced thin
    • Optional: 4 hardboiled eggs, sliced into quarters
    • Optional: a dash of hot sauce

    Dressing

    Directions

    1. Place all salad ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
    2. In a high-speed blender, blend all dressing ingredients until well combined.
    3. Pour dressing over salad ingredients and mix well.
    4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve!
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