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BLT Pasta Salad

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Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a fun and relaxing Father’s Day weekend!  It’s the third Monday of the month, so that means, today is the Secret Recipe Club reveal day.  Want to know more about the Secret Recipe Club?  Check it out here.

My assigned blog this month was Making Memories with your Kids, written by Erin.  I enjoyed reading through all the kid friendly recipes she had and was torn between a couple different ones to try.  I narrowed my choices down to her Cream Puff recipe, S’more Brownie pie or Crock Pot refried beans.  I couldn’t decide and asked my hubby which he would like me to make since Father’s Day was coming.  He thought the Cream Puffs sounded yummy, I’ve never tried to make cream puffs before and since I had strawberries in the fridge to go with them,  that’s what I decided to make!

Wait a minute…  That picture doesn’t look much like a cream puff, does it?  Well…  Have you ever heard the saying, if you can read a recipe, you can cook?  I wouldn’t say that is 100% correct, you also need patience and maybe a little reading comprehension helps to…  and oh yeah, I tried to make cream puffs…  This is how they turned out.  (I have a pretty good idea what went wrong and someday I’ll try them again.)

With time running out and I didn’t want to run to the store, I opted to make her BLT Salad for dinner.  I was just t the store, so I had everything on hand, except red onions, but I probably would have left them out anyway.

The salad was so yummy and easy, even my little Missy who normally complains about salads, gobbled it up!  Best part is, it only took a few moments to throw together- just the amount of time to boil the pasta.  (I used bagged romaine lettuce, chicken from the freezer and store bought bacon bits to speed up the prep.)

Want to try this recipe yourself?  You can find it here on Erin’s blog, be sure to look around.

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  1. kristi dominguez says:

    Yummers! Pinning this one!

  2. Kimberly Lewis says:

    This salad looks amazing! Pinned. Thanks for being a part of our party. We love having you! Please stop by tonight at 7 pm and party with us! http://loulougirls.blogspot.com
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

  3. This is not exactly what I expected when I clicked on the link, but I like your ideas 🙂 I'm actually glad to be surprised. Thanks for the recipe 🙂

  4. Patti Tucker says:

    You had me at bacon…pinned!

  5. Sorry this is so late in coming, I've been on vacation. Sorry your cream puffs didn't turn out! But this pasta salad is one of my favorites. So glad you liked it!

  6. I can;t wait to make this, looks delicious. Thanks for the recipe. Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

  7. This time of the year, salad is always on the menu. Have to try this one out real soon. I feel your pain on the Cream Puffs. Mine didn't look THAT good the first time!!

  8. Crochet Hooks says:

    looks so yummy! love blt's 🙂

  9. Shari Eckstrom says:

    Looks so yummy, I am almost tempted to make it right now!

  10. Deanna - Teaspoon of Spice says:

    If it has BLT in the recipe title, I'm eating. I'm glad you also shared photos of your cream puff mishaps to make me feel human – I've tried cream puffs and eclairs in the past – it's always taken me multiple attempts to anything halfway decent – not easy!

  11. So sad the cream puffs didn't turn out for you, but glad to see this delicious looking pasta salad. Wonderful SRC post!

  12. Clairejustine oxox says:

    I love pasta salad, yummy 🙂

    Thanks for sharing over at Creative Mondays…

    1. Clairejustine oxox says:

      Pinned and featuring this week at the blog hop 🙂 thanks for sharing..

  13. Jamie Schroeder says:

    Any salad is made better with bacon. I love the pasta in this too though!

  14. Veronica Miller says:

    Oh no, so disappointing when a recipe doesn't turn out! But the salad looks great – can't beat a salad that's got bacon in it. 😀

  15. Lynn Huntley says:

    I love pasta salads and this will great for summer! Great SRC pick~ Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines