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Fun Foods For The 4th – White Bacon Ditali Salad

I found this cute little pasta while on a trip to Whole Foods and knew it would be perfect for a pasta salad. I like to mix things together and see how they taste as I go along. This is a salad you can easily put your own twist on. I believe in buying in season, especially if you are buying organic fruits and vegetables, it’s a lot easier on your wallet.  My husband always says my salads have too much cheese, I need a little meat! That’s exactly what the bacon is for along with texture and flavor!

White Bacon Ditali Salad
Recipe Type: salad
  • Ditali Pasta
  • Red Bell Pepper
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Summer Squash
  • 1/2 Cup Mayo
  • 1 Cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 Cup Tuscan Italian Dressing (I Use Annie’s Organic)
  • 3-6 Strips Of Bacon
  • Bacon Grease
  1. Cook pasta until tender. Dice peppers and squash. Mix 1 cup miracle whip, 1/2 cup mayo, and 1 cup Italian dressing in a bowl on the side. Add all into a big bowl gradually. Crisp bacon and chop it into small bits. You should have some bacon grease so add it to the pasta mix. Then add additional bacon and mix. Refrigerate until ready to use.


  1. Wendy T on July 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    I’m noticing a bacon trend in your recipes! Yum.

  2. Kasey on June 27, 2011 at 11:13 am

    That looks amazing. I have never really liked mayo, I wonder if I tried greek yogurt instead? I’ll have to test that with a tiny batch.

  3. Nicolle B. on June 27, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Looks yummy! Thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  4. Del on June 24, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Very tasty… I love the texture the bacon bits add.

  5. Amanda @MommyMandy on June 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm