Take the BLT flavors you love and add them to a healthy pasta salad! With bacon, penne, lettuce, tomatoes and chives this recipe is great addition to any cookout, tailgate or picnic.

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the penne according to package directions. Drain, rinse under cold water and place in a large bowl. Reserve.

Place the blue cheese, sour cream, buttermilk, and vinegar in a bowl. Use a fork to break up the blue cheese and combine the ingredients to make the dressing. Season with salt if needed and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Place the penne pasta, romaine, tomato, radishes and bacon in a large bowl. Stir in the dressing. Sprinkle with additional chives.

Makes 8 servings. Per serving: 190 calories, 10.6 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 0 g tran fat, 18.6 mg cholesterol, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g sugar, 6.5 g protein, 1.4 g dietary fiber, 219 mg sodium

An exclusive PastaFits.org recipe.

Back to recipes

Scroll Up